Explaining Disparities in Use of Skilled Birth Attendants in Developing Countries: A Conceptual Framework

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Afulani, Patience A.; Moyer, Cheryl; (2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4841546, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154110
  • Subject: Social Stratification | Research Article | Labor and Delivery | Education | Pregnancy | Sociology | Birth | Medicine | Maternal Health | Quality of Care | Antenatal Care | Q | R | Schools | Public and Occupational Health | Social Sciences | Science | Women's Health | Socioeconomic Aspects of Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Medicine and Health Sciences | Health Care

Despite World Health Organization recommendations that all women deliver with a skilled birth attendant (SBA), research continues to demonstrate large disparities in use of SBAs by socioeconomic status (SES). Yet few quantitative studies empirically examine the factors ... View more
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