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Anxiety in Pregnant Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic who go to a Hospital for their care in Lima

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Brian Meneses-Claudio ,
Brian Meneses-Claudio

Universidad Científica del Sur, Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales. Lima, Perú

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Juan Saberbein-Muñoz ,
Juan Saberbein-Muñoz

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Facultad de Tecnología. Lima, Perú

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Maria Salinas-Cruz ,
Maria Salinas-Cruz

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Facultad de Pedagogía y Cultura Física. Lima, Perú

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Teresa Quesada-Aramburu ,
Teresa Quesada-Aramburu

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Facultad de Tecnología. Lima, Perú

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Elias Mejia-Mejia ,
Elias Mejia-Mejia

Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Escuela de Posgrado de Educación. Lima, Perú

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Francis Díaz-Flores ,
Francis Díaz-Flores

Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Escuela de Posgrado de Educación. Lima, Perú

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Enrique Lee Huamaní ,
Enrique Lee Huamaní

Universidad de Ciencias y Humanidades, Image Processing Research Laboratory (INTI-Lab). Lima, Perú

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Melissa Yauri-Machaca ,
Melissa Yauri-Machaca

Business on Making Technologies, Research and Technology Direction. Lima, Perú

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Abstract

Introduction: Pregnancy is one of the stages where women are affected by factors that alter their mental health, one of them anxiety, due to physiological and vital changes during their pregnancy, therefore, the objective of the study is to determine anxiety in pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic who come to a hospital for their care in Lima.
Methods: It is a quantitative, descriptive-transversal study, made up of 660 pregnant women in the study, with the questionnaire of sociodemographic aspects and the anxiety scale as a trait and state.
Results: The results show that 13.5% have high anxiety, 84.1% medium anxiety and 2.4% low anxiety.
Conclusions: In conclusion, continuous monitoring of pregnant women should be carried out virtually or in person as a priority of attention.

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Meneses-Claudio B, Saberbein-Muñoz J, Salinas-Cruz M, Quesada-Aramburu T, Mejia-Mejia E, Díaz-Flores F, Lee Huamaní E, Yauri-Machaca M. Anxiety in Pregnant Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic who go to a Hospital for their care in Lima. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Oct. 5 [cited 2024 Jul. 20];3:531. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/531

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