Pregnancy and Birth Survey: Achievement and Content of Support
Immediately after the earthquake, the most frequent topic was worries over radiation and its effects, but the percentage of such consultations is declining over time. Since FY2012, consultations on mothers' mental and physical health and matters concerning child rearing have increased and now rank high.
Regarding the survey following up the FY2012 survey, those who required support accounted for 12.7% of all respondents, showing a decrease from the percentage at the time of the survey following up on the FY2011 survey (14.7%). The most frequent topic was mothers' mental and physical health (44.9%). Consultations concerning worries over radiation and its effects accounted for 13.3%, considerably lower than at the time of the survey following up on the FY2011 survey (25.6%).
- Included in this reference material on March 31, 2013
- Updated on December 1, 2017