Female migrants, family members and community socio-demographic characteristics influence facility delivery in Rufiji, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Levira2014FemaleMF,
  title={Female migrants, family members and community socio-demographic characteristics influence facility delivery in Rufiji, Tanzania},
  author={Francis Levira and Lauren Gaydosh and Astha K Ramaiya},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Health professionals and public health experts in maternal and newborn health encourage women to deliver at health facilities in an effort to reduce maternal and newborn mortality. In the existing literature, there is scant information on how migration, family members and community influence facility delivery. This study addresses this knowledge gap using 10 years of longitudinal surveillance data from a rural district of Tanzania. METHODS Multilevel logistic regression was used to… CONTINUE READING
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