Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Anxiety in Pregnant Women

Nowacka, U., Kozlowski, S., Januszewski, M., Sierdzinski, J., Jakimiuk, A., Issat, T.

Release Date:

Peer Review Study

Data Collection and Analysis
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study assessed the anxiety level during the COVID-19 pandemic among pregnant women and compared it between COVID-infected and non-infected groups. The authors prospectively assessed the daily routine and anxiety level using a bespoke questionnaire and GAD-7 scale validated for pregnant women. With logistic regression, they established possible risk factors of generalized anxiety disorder spectrum and main causes of concern.

Resource Details

Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Pregnant Women/Pregnant Persons

Setting(s) of Implementation

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period