Economic Empowerment of Women and Utilization of Maternal Delivery Care in Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Dalal2012EconomicEO,
  title={Economic Empowerment of Women and Utilization of Maternal Delivery Care in Bangladesh},
  author={Koustuv Dalal and Jahan Shabnam and Johanna Y Andrews-Chavez and Lena B M{\aa}rtensson and Toomas Timpka},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE Maternal mortality is a major public health problem in low-income countries, such as Bangladesh. Women's empowerment in relation to enhanced utilization of delivery care is underexplored. This study investigates the associations between women's economic empowerment and their utilization of maternal health care services in Bangladesh. METHODS In total, 4925 women (15-49 years of age) with at least one child from whole Bangladesh constituted the study sample. Home delivery without… CONTINUE READING
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