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1- Community Health Research Center, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
2- Community Health Research Center, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran , n45sadeghi@yahoo.com
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Background and Objective: Considering the inseparable component of maternal attachment to the fetus and the importance of mother and fetus care in this period and after and the special role of men as husband and father in caring for wife and child, the present study aims to determine The relationship between maternal attachment to the fetus and spouse's functional health literacy was performed in individuals referred to Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital in Ahvaz in 2021.
Materials and Methods: The present study was a descriptive correlational study on all pregnant women referred to Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital in Ahvaz in 2021 and their spouses in the available method. The research instruments were demographic information self-report questionnaires, Montazeri et al.'s Health Literacy Questionnaire (2014) and the Cranley Fetal Attachment Scale. Data analysis was performed using SPSS software version 12.
Results: Findings show that the mean scores obtained for maternal attachment to the fetus and spouses 'functional health literacy were moderate and with 95% confidence, there is a significant correlation between the variables of maternal attachment to the fetus and spouses' functional health literacy (p <0.05 and r =-0.796)
Conclusion: Given the relationship between maternal attachment to the fetus and spouses 'functional health literacy, the importance of spouses' functional health literacy has been identified; therefore, it is necessary to take into account this point in macro-socio-economic planning and policies, so that we can see the promotion of health literacy more than all spouses.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2022/03/1 | Accepted: 2022/04/8 | Published: 2022/05/31

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