Preventive Healthcare of Infants in a Region of Lebanon: Parental Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviors

@article{Atiyeh2005PreventiveHO,
  title={Preventive Healthcare of Infants in a Region of Lebanon: Parental Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviors},
  author={Ghassan N. Atiyeh and MPH Ayman El-Mohandes},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={83-90}
}
Objectives: This study aimed to investigate healthcare seeking behaviors of mothers for themselves and their infants in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, to identify attitudes and beliefs towards the preventive healthcare of infants and to assess whether a healthcare-based intervention program would be accepted by the population. Methods: Ninety-two interviews were conducted with women who had delivered a live birth in two hospitals in the Bekaa. The hospitals selected attracted women from different… CONTINUE READING

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