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Factors associated with four or more antenatal care services among pregnant women: a cross-sectional survey in eight South Central Coast provinces of Vietnam

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Women's Health, July 2015
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Title
Factors associated with four or more antenatal care services among pregnant women: a cross-sectional survey in eight South Central Coast provinces of Vietnam
Published in
International Journal of Women's Health, July 2015
DOI 10.2147/ijwh.s87276
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Duc Duong, Tac Pham, Thi Le, Ha Bui, Duong Doan

Abstract

In Vietnam, four or more antenatal care (ANC4+) visits/services among pregnant women have not been officially reported in the health system. Moreover, the factors associated with the use of ANC4+ services have not been studied in previous studies. In this study, we conducted an exploratory analysis to identify the rate of utilization of ANC4+ services and factors associated with use of ANC4+ services among pregnant women in rural areas of Vietnam. The study was conducted in eight provinces in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam between August 2013 and May 2014. A total of 907 women, who delivered in the past 1 year, participated in the study. Multivariate logistic regression model was used to examine the association between all potential factors and utilization of ANC4+ services. The rate of utilization of ANC4+ services by women in eight South Central Coast provinces was 53.9%. Factors negatively associated with using ANC4+ services were belonging to ethnic minority groups having lower education, doing informal works, having lower income, having lower knowledge on ANC4+ services, and receiving no financial support from the husband. In particular, financial support from the husband was considered important in improving the use of ANC4+ services by women in rural areas. The study asserted an inadequacy for ANC4+ utilization and can contribute to missed opportunities to achieve better maternal outcomes for women in rural areas of Vietnam. The necessity of introducing ANC4+ services in the national guidelines on maternal health care should be disseminated to health policy-makers. Strategies to increase ANC4+ utilization should focus on knowledge improvement and on poor, low-income, and ethnic minority women.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 66 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 18 27%
Unspecified 13 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 11%
Lecturer 6 9%
Researcher 6 9%
Other 16 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 17 26%
Unspecified 14 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 10 15%
Social Sciences 9 14%
Computer Science 3 5%
Other 13 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 August 2015.
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#4,141,555
of 8,636,243 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Women's Health
#199
of 407 outputs
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#102,134
of 231,162 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Women's Health
#9
of 17 outputs
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