Orthodox versus unorthodox care: A qualitative study on where rural women seek healthcare during pregnancy and childbirth in Southwest, Nigeria.

@article{Okafor2014OrthodoxVU,
  title={Orthodox versus unorthodox care: A qualitative study on where rural women seek healthcare during pregnancy and childbirth in Southwest, Nigeria.},
  author={Ifeoma P. Okafor and Adekemi Oluwayemisi Sekoni and S S Ezeiru and Joseph Odirichukwu Ugboaja and Victor Akpan Inem},
  journal={Malawi medical journal : the journal of Medical Association of Malawi},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={45-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Utilization of orthodox health facilities for maternal health services is determined by factors operating at the individual, household, community and state level. The prevalence of small family norm is one of the identified variables operating within the community which influences the decision of where to access care (orthodox/traditional). The objective of the study was to determine the use of orthodox versus unorthodox maternity healthcare and determinants among rural women in… CONTINUE READING
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