Male Partner Involvement In Maternal Health Care In The Effutu Municipality Of The Central Region Of Ghana

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ABSTRACT

BACKGROUND

Globally, men play critical role in women‘s ability to seek health care, including maternal health care. Male partner involvement is a key factor that cannot be ignored in the quest for improvement in maternal health. Male participation has been shown to yield substantial influence in decisions and health outcomes in several other areas of maternal health care, including antenatal, labour and delivery and postnatal care. However, male involvement has been found to be affected by men’s low knowledge of women’s reproductive health issues and cultural restrictions. The study assessed the level of male partner involvement in maternal health care and identifies factors that influence their involvement.

METHOD 

This was a cross-sectional study involving 201 men whose partners had given birth within the last 12 months and had lived in the municipality for not less than 12 months. A Multistage sampling technique was employed in this study and data were collected using structured questionnaire and analysis was done using STATA version 15. Pearson Chi-square test was used to determine the associations of independent variables on the dependent variables. Multiple logistic regressions were conducted to determine the strength of associations. All p-values

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APA

OFOSUA, R (2021). Male Partner Involvement In Maternal Health Care In The Effutu Municipality Of The Central Region Of Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-maternal-health-care-in-the-effutu-municipality-of-the-central-region-of-ghana

MLA 8th

OFOSUA, REBECCA "Male Partner Involvement In Maternal Health Care In The Effutu Municipality Of The Central Region Of Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 23 Jul. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-maternal-health-care-in-the-effutu-municipality-of-the-central-region-of-ghana. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

MLA7

OFOSUA, REBECCA . "Male Partner Involvement In Maternal Health Care In The Effutu Municipality Of The Central Region Of Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 23 Jul. 2021. Web. 28 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-maternal-health-care-in-the-effutu-municipality-of-the-central-region-of-ghana >.

Chicago

OFOSUA, REBECCA . "Male Partner Involvement In Maternal Health Care In The Effutu Municipality Of The Central Region Of Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-maternal-health-care-in-the-effutu-municipality-of-the-central-region-of-ghana