Factors associated with inadequate prenatal care in Ecuadorian women.

@article{Paredes2005FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with inadequate prenatal care in Ecuadorian women.},
  author={Imelda L. Paredes and Luis C Hidalgo and Peter A. Chedraui and Jorge L. Palma and Jasmine Eugenio},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={168-72}
}
BACKGROUND Although inadequate prenatal care has been associated with adverse perinatal outcomes, reports on the factors associated with poor prenatal care in developing Latin American countries are scarce. OBJECTIVE To determine factors associated with inadequate prenatal care among women from low socioeconomic circumstances. METHOD Women delivered after a pregnancy duration of more than 20 weeks at the Enrique C. Sotomayor Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador, were… CONTINUE READING