Male Partner Involvement In Promoting Skilled Attendance At Childbirth In Matayos Sub-County, Busia County, Kenya

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ABSTRACT 

Male partner involvement in women's Reproductive Health has recently garnered considerable attention. Encouraging men to promote skilled attendance during delivery is a big step in increasing the proportion of births being attended by skilled professionals hence contributing to the achievement of Millennium Development Goal 4 and 5 which aim to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health respectively. In investigating for male involvement in promoting deliveries by skilled health professionals, this study specifically aimed at: (a) establishing the socioeconomic, socio-cultural and demographic factors that would influence male involvement in promoting skilled attendance during delivery and (b) explore men's knowledge of delivery complications as a precondition for choice of place of delivery and choice of assistance during delivery. In-depth interviews were conducted among males whose partners have recently given birth (0-2yrs) using a structured questionnaire. The study used descriptive research design with a target population of 200 men within the six villages of Matayos Sub-County. Secondary data was collected from the health facility records and review of the census report 2009, KDHS 2009 and KDHS 2014. Data was analyzed both quantitatively and qualitatively and results presented using frequency distribution tables and charts. A chi-square test was carried out with a p-value of

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Frontiers, E. & ANDANJE, R (2021). Male Partner Involvement In Promoting Skilled Attendance At Childbirth In Matayos Sub-County, Busia County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-promoting-skilled-attendance-at-childbirth-in-matayos-sub-county-busia-county-kenya

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Frontiers, Edu, and ROSELILIAN ANDANJE "Male Partner Involvement In Promoting Skilled Attendance At Childbirth In Matayos Sub-County, Busia County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 28 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-promoting-skilled-attendance-at-childbirth-in-matayos-sub-county-busia-county-kenya. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and ROSELILIAN ANDANJE . "Male Partner Involvement In Promoting Skilled Attendance At Childbirth In Matayos Sub-County, Busia County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 28 May. 2021. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-promoting-skilled-attendance-at-childbirth-in-matayos-sub-county-busia-county-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and ANDANJE, ROSELILIAN . "Male Partner Involvement In Promoting Skilled Attendance At Childbirth In Matayos Sub-County, Busia County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/male-partner-involvement-in-promoting-skilled-attendance-at-childbirth-in-matayos-sub-county-busia-county-kenya