ANC DETERMINANTS OF ANTENATAL CARE SERVICE UTILIZATION AMONG MOTHERS IN ANEDED WOREDA, AMHARA REGION, NORTH WEST ETHIOPIA

DETERMINANTS OF ANTENATAL CARE SERVICE UTILIZATION

Authors

  • Belaynesh Abitie University of Gondar

Keywords:

ANC utilization, Aneded woreda

Abstract

Objective This study is aimed to determining the prevalence of antenatal care utilization and associated factors among women of Aneded woreda who give birth in the past 12 months before the survey.

Methods Community based cross sectional combining both quantitative and qualitative study design with total sample size of 415 is used. The data is entered and analyzed using statistical package for social science version 20 and binary logistic regression model is used to see the association of different variables with the outcome variable. Odds ratio at 95% confidence interval was used to measure strength, and statistical significance of associations.

Results The overall mothers utilization of antenatal care is 60.5 %( 55.4, 65.3). Multivariable analysis shows being rural resident, no pregnancy complication, get health education about ANC, give birth at health center and traveling less than or equal to 1 hour distance on foot from home to health center are significant factors for ANC service utilization.

Conclusion In this study even though the result revealed that percentage of women who utilized ANC service were greater than women who did not utilize; the difference is slightly lower as compared to the regional and national averages and more efforts should be needed to improve ANC utilization of mother.

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Published

22-07-2022

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Abitie, B. (2022). ANC DETERMINANTS OF ANTENATAL CARE SERVICE UTILIZATION AMONG MOTHERS IN ANEDED WOREDA, AMHARA REGION, NORTH WEST ETHIOPIA: DETERMINANTS OF ANTENATAL CARE SERVICE UTILIZATION . Innovare Journal of Health Sciences, 10(1). Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijhs/article/view/45406

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