Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420

Aboma Diriba

Department of Midwifery, College of Public and Medical Health, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Women?s Autonomy on Maternal Health Care Utilization and its Associated Factors in Western Ethiopia, a Community based Mixed Crosssectional Study, 2019
    Author(s): Aboma Diriba*, Abebe Gebremariam and Tadesse Sime

    Background: Limited women’s autonomy in Maternal Health Care is the main underlying causes of poor utilization of maternal health care, and contributed in high maternal and children morbidity and mortality, low birth weight, and infertility. However, up to our search, in Ethiopia little emphasis has been placed on assessing factors associated with women autonomy. So this study was intended to assess status of Women’s Autonomy and its Associated Factors on Maternal Health Care utilization in west Ethiopia. Method: A mixed community based cross-sectional study was employed from March 1-30, 2019. We selected 468 study participants through a multi-stage sampling method. Collected data were entered into Epi Data version 3.1 and exported to SPSS 21.0 for analysis. Statistical significance level was set at p < 0.05... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0420.21.10.530

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