Barriers to antenatal care use in Nigeria: evidences from non-users and implications for maternal health programming

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BACKGROUND In Nigeria, over one third of pregnant women do not attend Antenatal Care (ANC) service during pregnancy. This study evaluated barriers to the use of ANC services in Nigeria from the perspective of non-users. METHODS Records of the 2199 (34.9%) respondents who did not use ANC among the 6299 women of childbearing age who had at least one child… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12884-015-0527-y

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