Id: Men's involvement in maternal health is highly recommended as one of the
15 to improve maternal and newborn health. However, there have been challenges in
is objective. The aim of this study is therefore to identify the factors affecting men's
It in maternal health at the Kpone-Katamanso district so as to inform policy makers on
interventions to actively involve men in maternal healthcare.
rhe stud y design was a cross sectional survey. S imp Ie random samp ling techniques was
lect a total 416 adult men across 10 communities in the study district. Structured
ire was administered to these men to collect data. Data were analysed using STATA
rersion 14. Descriptive data analysis techniques (frequency, mean and standard
and inferential statistical methods (bivariate and logistic regression) was used to
e mctors are associated with male involvement in maternal healthcare.
tle prevalence of men's Involvement in the Kpone-Katamanso District is 59.1 %. Men
19 had reduced odd of involvement in maternal health compared to men aged 20 - 29
)4,95% CI = 0.01 - 0.78, p = 0.03). Males who were self-employed had about 12 times
'involvement in maternal health compared to the (AOR = 1.69, 95% CI = 1.02 - 30.34,
..ten who had two children had 84% reduction in the odds of involvement in maternal
R = 0.5, 95% CI = 0.05-0.84, p = 0.02). The odds of involvement in maternal health
in men who had excellent knowledge in maternal health compared to men who had
ledge on maternal health (AOR= 6.85,95% CI = 1.29 - 67.9, p <0.001).
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