Knowledge of Causes of Maternal Deaths and Maternal Health Seeking Behaviour in Nigeria

  title={Knowledge of Causes of Maternal Deaths and Maternal Health Seeking Behaviour in Nigeria},
  author={Ayotunde Titilayo and Martin Enoch Palamuleni and Olusola A Omisakin},
  journal={African Population Studies},
Nigeria has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. The aim of this study is to examine the influence of women’s knowledge of maternal death on their health seeking behaviour during pregnancy and childbirth. The study extracted and utilized respondents who had childbirth within three years prior to 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey. Bivariate analysis and logistic regressions were used to assess the association between knowledge of maternal death, selected socio… 

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