Determinants Of Skilled Delivery Services Utilization Among Women Of Reproductive Age In Migori County, Kenya

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ABSTRACT 

Skilled delivery is a key intervention that greatly contributes to improvement of maternal and child health. By extension, skilled delivery is a component of maternal and childcare provided during pregnancy, at delivery and post-delivery. Irrespective of the quality of service provided during pregnancy, delivery process remains a risk and hence needs to be given relevant attention. Global data shows that in developed countries, over 99% of the women access skilled delivery as compared to low accessibility of below 50% in developing countries and 61.8% in Kenya. This study sought to investigate the factors that determine utilization of skilled delivery services among women of reproductive age in Suna-West Sub-County, Migori County, Kenya. The objective of the study was to establish the factors influencing utilization of skilled delivery services among women of reproductive health in Suna West Sub County. Mixed design model was used to assess the views of the study population. Quantitative data was collected through household questionnaires targeting women of reproductive age. Qualitative data, on the other hand, was collected through focus group discussions and key informant interviews among health service providers, traditional birth attendants and male partners. Independent variables, of the study, were; demographic, economic, socio-cultural, and physical factors; whereas, the dependent variable utilization of skilled delivery services. The analysis was done using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS version 24) software and Ms. Excel (office 2010). Chi Square was used to test the relationships between variables. The findings showed that Suna West Sub-County has a higher rate of skilled delivery (74.6%) as compared to national average 61%. Key factors identified to determine utilization of skilled delivery services were parity, p

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APA

DUNCAN, A (2021). Determinants Of Skilled Delivery Services Utilization Among Women Of Reproductive Age In Migori County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-skilled-delivery-services-utilization-among-women-of-reproductive-age-in-migori-county-kenya

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DUNCAN, AGUNGA "Determinants Of Skilled Delivery Services Utilization Among Women Of Reproductive Age In Migori County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-skilled-delivery-services-utilization-among-women-of-reproductive-age-in-migori-county-kenya. Accessed 03 Feb. 2023.

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DUNCAN, AGUNGA . "Determinants Of Skilled Delivery Services Utilization Among Women Of Reproductive Age In Migori County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 03 Feb. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-skilled-delivery-services-utilization-among-women-of-reproductive-age-in-migori-county-kenya >.

Chicago

DUNCAN, AGUNGA . "Determinants Of Skilled Delivery Services Utilization Among Women Of Reproductive Age In Migori County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed February 03, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-skilled-delivery-services-utilization-among-women-of-reproductive-age-in-migori-county-kenya