Barriers to increasing hospital birth rates in rural Shanxi Province, China.

@article{Gao2010BarriersTI,
  title={Barriers to increasing hospital birth rates in rural Shanxi Province, China.},
  author={Yu Gao and Lesley Barclay and Sue Kildea and Min Hao and Suzanne Belton},
  journal={Reproductive health matters},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 36},
  pages={
          35-45
        }
}
This study investigated the reasons for continued high rates of home births in rural Shanxi Province, northern China, despite a national programme designed to encourage hospital deliveries. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 30 home-birthing women in five rural counties and drew on hospital audit data, observations and interviews with local health workers from a larger study. Multiple barriers were identified, including economic and geographic factors and poor quality of maternity… CONTINUE READING
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