TITLE

ANTENATAL CARE LEADS TO USE OF OTHER HEALTH SERVICES

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a household survey on the effectiveness of antenatal care in improving maternal health in Uttar Pradesh, India. The survey examined the factors associated with the use of maternal health services on 11,454 married women. Findings revealed that women who received antenatal care are more likely to use other maternal health services before, during , and after delivery than those who do not.
ACCESSION #
22939497

 

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