Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Shamrani H

Shamrani H

Jeddah 21589
Saudi Arabia

  • Research Article
    A Cross-sectional Survey of Womens Provider Gender Preferences for Gynecology and Obstetrics Care at King Abdulaziz University Hospital
    Author(s): Shamrani HShamrani H

    Objective: This study investigated women’s gender preferences for their obstetrician-gynecologist. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted of participants (aged >14 years) visiting the obstetrics and gynecology clinics of King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah in March 2015. The main outcome measures included respondents’ gender preferences regarding their obstetrician-gynecologists and their ratings of the quality of care provided by male and female obstetrician-gynecologists. Results: Of the 500 women invited, 418 accepted and participated in this survey (response rate, 83.6%). Approximately 52.6% of the respondents reported selecting their physicians. Most respondents preferred a female provider for pelvic examinations (77.1%), for new-born care (64.5%), for having primary health screening (.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000347

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