Socio-Cultural Factors of Gender Roles in Women’s Healthcare Utilization in Southwest Nigeria

@article{Azuh2015SocioCulturalFO,
  title={Socio-Cultural Factors of Gender Roles in Women’s Healthcare Utilization in Southwest Nigeria},
  author={Dominic Ezinwa Azuh and Oluyemi Oyenike Fayomi and Lady Yartey Ajayi},
  journal={Open Journal of Social Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={3},
  pages={105-117}
}
Socio-cultural factors are threat to women’s health and well-being. A culture reinforces the gender role and life style of husbands and wives. No matter how equipped a health facility is, it is the patronage that makes the difference to good health. People’s socio-cultural background plays vital role in seeking and acceptance of health care. The consequence of these factors on the use of health facility among pregnant women is a major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality and a powerful… 

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