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Birthing choices among the Sabiny of Uganda
  • B. Kwagala
  • Medicine
  • Culture, health & sexuality
  • 2 August 2013
The paper examines maternal health-seeking behaviour among the Sabiny people of Eastern Uganda in relation to health policy ideals. It is based on a study of maternal health conducted between 2011Expand
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Empowerment, intimate partner violence and skilled birth attendance among women in rural Uganda
BackgroundThere is limited research on how the empowerment of women and intimate partner violence (IPV) are associated with skilled birth attendance (SBA) among rural women in Uganda. Therefore, theExpand
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Modern contraceptive use among sexually active men in Uganda: does discussion with a health worker matter?
BackgroundFamily planning programs have recently undergone a fundamental shift from being focused on women only to focusing on men individually, or on both partners. However, contraceptive use amongExpand
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Prevalence and correlates of disability among older Ugandans: evidence from the Uganda National Household Survey
Background Nationally representative evidence on the burden and determinants of disability among older people in sub-Saharan Africa in general, and Uganda in particular, is limited. Objective The aimExpand
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Empowerment, partner’s behaviours and intimate partner physical violence among married women in Uganda
BackgroundThere is dearth of knowledge and research about the role of empowerment, partners’ behaviours and intimate partner physical violence (IPPV) among married women in Uganda. This paperExpand
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Determinants of access to healthcare by older persons in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
BackgroundOlder persons report poor health status and greater need for healthcare. However, there is limited research on older persons’ healthcare disparities in Uganda. Therefore, this paper aimedExpand
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Partners’ controlling behaviors and intimate partner sexual violence among married women in Uganda
BackgroundStudies on the association between partners’ controlling behaviors and intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) in Uganda are limited. The aim of this paper was to investigate theExpand
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Prevalence and risk factors for self-reported non-communicable diseases among older Ugandans: a cross-sectional study
Background There is limited evidence about the prevalence and risk factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among older Ugandans. Therefore, this article is aimed at investigating the prevalenceExpand
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Gender relations, sexual behaviour, and risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections among women in union in Uganda
BackgroundSexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a major reproductive and public health concern, especially in the era of HIV/AIDS. This study examined the relationship between sexual empowermentExpand
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Does couple discussion influence unmet need for family planning in Uganda ?
Mukisa Sarah Wablembo, James Ntozi and Betty Kwagala Non-use of family planning among women tends to widen the unmet need gap for contraceptive use and leads to a growing need for male involvement inExpand
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