The Effect of Sociodemographic Factors on the Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services in Uganda
by Open Science Repository Sociology
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of demographic and socio-economic factors on the utilization of maternal health care services using secondary data from the Uganda Demographic Health Survey undertaken in 2006 by Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) and Macro International Inc., 2007. Results of the analysis showed that level of urbanization affects the utilization of maternal health care services in that urban residents are more likely than their rural counterparts to use such services. In terms of educational attainment, we found a U-shaped relationship between education and use of services with women without education and those with secondary or more education being more likely than those with middle school education to use/have tetanus toxoid injection.Keywords:
utilization, maternal health care services.
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