Effect of Child Marriage on Use of Maternal Health Care Services in Pakistan

@article{Nasrullah2013EffectOC,
  title={Effect of Child Marriage on Use of Maternal Health Care Services in Pakistan},
  author={Muazzam Nasrullah and Rubeena Zakar and Alexander Kr{\"a}mer},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={122},
  pages={517–524}
}
OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between child marriage (before 18 years of age) and maternal health care services use in Pakistan. METHODS: We limited the data from Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey, 2006–2007, to ever-married females aged 15–24 years with at least one childbirth (n=1,404) to identify differences in prenatal care provision (skilled or unskilled medical care provider), antenatal care (antenatal visits; care at home or a hospital), care at delivery (assistance by… 
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