Utilization Of Post Natal Care Services In Kiambaa Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT

Post Natal Care (PNC) has been demonstrated to reduce both the maternal and infants‟ morbidities and mortalities; however, the uptake has been low. It is just about 51% of women in Kenya, who receive these services from a skilled health care worker. There has been little investigation of factors associated with the use of these services. The objective of the study was to determine factors that influence utilization of PNC services. Specifically, the study focused on the socio-demographic, health systems factors; and knowledge and attitude towards utilization of PNC services. A cross sectional descriptive study design was conducted among 399 mothers randomly selected from Kiambaa Sub-County. Mothers at household level were included in the study if they had a child aged < 1 years. Data was collected using structured questionnaire, focus group discussion, and key informant interview guides. Quantitative data was analyzed using Stata version 13, while qualitative data was analyzed based on themes. Relationships between variables were tested using chi square test and logistic regression and a p-value of

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APA

NJOKA, N (2021). Utilization Of Post Natal Care Services In Kiambaa Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-post-natal-care-services-in-kiambaa-sub-county-kiambu-county-kenya

MLA 8th

NJOKA, NANCY "Utilization Of Post Natal Care Services In Kiambaa Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 02 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-post-natal-care-services-in-kiambaa-sub-county-kiambu-county-kenya. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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NJOKA, NANCY . "Utilization Of Post Natal Care Services In Kiambaa Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 02 Jun. 2021. Web. 21 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-post-natal-care-services-in-kiambaa-sub-county-kiambu-county-kenya >.

Chicago

NJOKA, NANCY . "Utilization Of Post Natal Care Services In Kiambaa Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/utilization-of-post-natal-care-services-in-kiambaa-sub-county-kiambu-county-kenya