Women's satisfaction with prenatal care settings: a focus group study.

@article{Handler1996WomensSW,
  title={Women's satisfaction with prenatal care settings: a focus group study.},
  author={Arden Handler and Kristiana Raube and Michele A. Kelley and Aida Luz Giachello},
  journal={Birth},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
BACKGROUND Patient satisfaction is considered, together with health status, to be an outcome of the delivery of health care services as well as a measure of its quality. A focus group study of 50 low-income Mexican-American Puerto Rican, African-American, and white women in Chicago, Illinois, explored the characteristics of prenatal care that affect women's satisfaction. METHODS Transcripts from the focus groups were analyzed using researcher-derived coding categories to develop broad themes… CONTINUE READING