Factors Influencing Utilisation Of Antenatal Care Among Women Attending The Shukura Community Hospital, Ablekuma District

ABSTRACT Background: Maternal mortality is a great worry to most health financing groups and policy makers in developed and developing countries. Comparatively, antenatal care utilisation has been high in Ghana: pregnant women looking for antenatal care from a skilled provider, increase debates that increasing care given to maternal health internationally has been focused on reducing maternal mortality. Objective: The main objective of the study was to assess factors that influence the utilisation of antenatal care. The specific objectives were; to determine the patient, community and health care provider factors that influence the utilisation of antenatal care at the Shukura Community Hospital. Methods: A descriptive cross sectional study was carried out and a total of 405 mothers were selected by a systematic random sampling method who were interviewed by use of a pretested interviewer’s administered questionnaire. Consent was sought from each selected participant, privacy and confidentiality was observed during the interview. Data was analyzed using SPSS version 21; Chi Square was computed to establish relationship between the dependent variable and independent variable. Level of significance was set at p

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APA

MARFO, A (2021). Factors Influencing Utilisation Of Antenatal Care Among Women Attending The Shukura Community Hospital, Ablekuma District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilisation-of-antenatal-care-among-women-attending-the-shukura-community-hospital-ablekuma-district

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MARFO, AFUA "Factors Influencing Utilisation Of Antenatal Care Among Women Attending The Shukura Community Hospital, Ablekuma District" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilisation-of-antenatal-care-among-women-attending-the-shukura-community-hospital-ablekuma-district. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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MARFO, AFUA . "Factors Influencing Utilisation Of Antenatal Care Among Women Attending The Shukura Community Hospital, Ablekuma District". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021. Web. 19 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilisation-of-antenatal-care-among-women-attending-the-shukura-community-hospital-ablekuma-district >.

Chicago

MARFO, AFUA . "Factors Influencing Utilisation Of Antenatal Care Among Women Attending The Shukura Community Hospital, Ablekuma District" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 19, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilisation-of-antenatal-care-among-women-attending-the-shukura-community-hospital-ablekuma-district