National health insurance scheme enrolment and antenatal care among women in Ghana: is there any relationship?

@article{Dixon2014NationalHI,
  title={National health insurance scheme enrolment and antenatal care among women in Ghana: is there any relationship?},
  author={Jenna Dixon and Eric Yeboah Tenkorang and Isaac Luginaah and Vincent Zubedaar Kuuire and Godfred O Boateng},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={98-106}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to examine whether enrolment in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) affects the likelihood and timing of utilising antenatal care among women in Ghana. METHODS Data were drawn from the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey, a nationally representative survey collected in 2008. The study used a cross-sectional design to examine the independent effects of NHIS enrolment on two dependent variables (frequency and timing of antenatal visits) among… CONTINUE READING