Utilization Of Intermittent Preventive Treatment During Pregnancy In The Awutu Senya East Municipality: A Case Study At The Kasoa Polyclinic

ABSTRACT Introduction: Malaria in pregnancy has serious health outcomes especially to the pregnant woman and the unborn child. These may include premature delivery, low birth weight (LBW), fetal and maternal death. Adoption of intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp-SP) by government as an effective strategy for malaria prevention during pregnancy has been influenced by various factors such as attitude of health staffs and stock out of SP, hence the need to assess the factors associated with utilization to help improve uptake by pregnant women. Objective: The study sought to assess client and health facility level factors associated with utilization of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy at the Kasoa Polyclinic in Awutu Senya East Municipality. Methods: The study design was both descriptive and analytical cross-sectional involving a total of 255 randomly selected postnatal mothers at the Child Welfare Clinic who were within six months with permanent residence in the municipality. Questionnaire was used for data collection. Data collected were entered into Microsoft Excel and analyzed in STATA (statistical analysis software) Version 15 with Chi-square and logistic regression with statistical significance set at p

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GBENATEY, J (2021). Utilization Of Intermittent Preventive Treatment During Pregnancy In The Awutu Senya East Municipality: A Case Study At The Kasoa Polyclinic. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-intermittent-preventive-treatment-during-pregnancy-in-the-awutu-senya-east-municipality-a-case-study-at-the-kasoa-polyclinic

MLA 8th

GBENATEY, JOHN "Utilization Of Intermittent Preventive Treatment During Pregnancy In The Awutu Senya East Municipality: A Case Study At The Kasoa Polyclinic" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-intermittent-preventive-treatment-during-pregnancy-in-the-awutu-senya-east-municipality-a-case-study-at-the-kasoa-polyclinic. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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GBENATEY, JOHN . "Utilization Of Intermittent Preventive Treatment During Pregnancy In The Awutu Senya East Municipality: A Case Study At The Kasoa Polyclinic". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021. Web. 25 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-intermittent-preventive-treatment-during-pregnancy-in-the-awutu-senya-east-municipality-a-case-study-at-the-kasoa-polyclinic >.

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GBENATEY, JOHN . "Utilization Of Intermittent Preventive Treatment During Pregnancy In The Awutu Senya East Municipality: A Case Study At The Kasoa Polyclinic" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-intermittent-preventive-treatment-during-pregnancy-in-the-awutu-senya-east-municipality-a-case-study-at-the-kasoa-polyclinic