Factors Influencing Utilization Of Skilled Delivery Services In Fanteakwa District, Eastern Region

ABSTRACT Background: Low utilization of skilled delivery claims the lives of about half a million of women globally each year and more than half of these deaths occur in Africa. Meanwhile, skilled delivery has been demonstrated to decrease maternal mortality and morbidity, yet in 2016 only 56. 2 % of women gave birth with the assistance of skilled birth attendants in Ghana. Objectives: The study assessed factors influencing utilisation of skilled delivery services in the Fanteakwa District, Eastern Region. Methods: A community based cross-sectional study was conducted. A sample of three hundred and fifty six (356 ) mothers were selected from eight (8) communities within four (4) sub- districts using a multi-stage sampling technique to select nursing mothers who delivered between January – December, 2017. Using structured questionnaire as a survey instrument, information sought included socio-demographic characteristics, client factors, healthcare provider factors, and community factors. The data were entered into Microsoft excel and imported to Stata version 15.0 for analysis; bivariate analysis and logistic regression analysis. The result of the study were obtained by processing data into frequency tables, chi-square values and regression models. A level of significance was accepted at p

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APA

NYARKO, M (2021). Factors Influencing Utilization Of Skilled Delivery Services In Fanteakwa District, Eastern Region. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilization-of-skilled-delivery-services-in-fanteakwa-district-eastern-region

MLA 8th

NYARKO, MARGARET "Factors Influencing Utilization Of Skilled Delivery Services In Fanteakwa District, Eastern Region" Afribary. Afribary, 07 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilization-of-skilled-delivery-services-in-fanteakwa-district-eastern-region. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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NYARKO, MARGARET . "Factors Influencing Utilization Of Skilled Delivery Services In Fanteakwa District, Eastern Region". Afribary, Afribary, 07 Apr. 2021. Web. 22 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilization-of-skilled-delivery-services-in-fanteakwa-district-eastern-region >.

Chicago

NYARKO, MARGARET . "Factors Influencing Utilization Of Skilled Delivery Services In Fanteakwa District, Eastern Region" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 22, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-utilization-of-skilled-delivery-services-in-fanteakwa-district-eastern-region