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Magnitude and determinants for place of postnatal care utilization among mothers who delivered at home in Ethiopia: a multinomial analysis from the 2016 Ethiopian demographic health survey
Authors: Brhane Gebrekidan Ayele, Mulugeta Abrha Woldu, Haftom Weldearegay Gebrehiwot, Equbay Gebru Gebre-egziabher, Hailay Gebretnsae, Tsegay Hadgu, Alemnesh Araya Abrha, and Araya Abrha Medhanyie
Source: Reproductive Health, 16(1): 1-10; DOI: 10.1186/s12978-019-0818-2
Topic(s): Health care utilization
Maternal health
Postnatal care
Country: Africa
  Ethiopia
Published: NOV 2019
Abstract: Introduction Above half of mothers in Ethiopia give birth at home. Home based care within the first week after birth as a complementary strategy to facility-based postnatal care service is critical to increase the survival of both mothers and newborns. However, evidence on utilization of postnatal care and location of service among mothers who delivered at home in Ethiopia is insufficiently documented. Therefore, this study assessed the magnitude and determinants for place of postnatal care service utilization among mothers who delivered at home in Ethiopia. Methods We used the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey, and extracted data from 4491 mothers who delivered at home during 5?years preceding the survey. A multinomial logistic regression model was applied to examine the determinants of both facility and home -based postnatal care service utilization. Likelihood ratio test was used to see the model fitness and p-value of
Web: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12978-019-0818-2