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Prevalence and Associated Factors of Postnatal Care within one Week Utilization Among Women Who Had Given Birth in the Last Six Weeks in Ameya District, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia, 2016

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dc.contributor.advisor Assefa, Yosief (PhD)
dc.contributor.author Melese, Teshome
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-23T06:51:28Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-23T06:51:28Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/9669
dc.description.abstract Introduction: Majority of maternal and neonatal deaths occurred during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. In the neonatal period (the first 28 days of life), most deaths occur during the first 7 days. In Ethiopia level of any postnatal care utilization was very low. Ethiopia Mini demographic and health survey reported 87 % of women didn’t receive postnatal care within two days, as recommended by world health organization (WHO). Objective: The objective of this study was to assess prevalence and associated factors of postnatal care within one week utilization among women who had given birth in the last six in Ameya district, Oromia regional state, Ethiopia, 2016. Method: An institution quantitative based cross sectional study design employed from February 15 –March 15, 2016 G.C in Ameya district. 332 study participants were selected by taking as a cluster those proportionally allocated to respected health centers. The data were analyzed using SPSS version 23.0. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression was used to identify the associated factors with the outcome variable. Graphs, tables and sentences were used for descriptive statistics. Result: The finding revealed that postnatal care within one week utilization in the study area is 25.3%. Partner occupation, complication during labor & delivery distance between her home & health center, advised on maternal postpartum complications, advised on neonatal complications and awareness of PNC within one week services were the main contributing factors of PNC within one week utilization. Conclusion and recommendation: PNC within one week utilization is low. Partner occupation, complication during labor & delivery, distance between her home & health center, advised on maternal postpartum complications, advised on neonatal complications and awareness of PNC within one week services were the main factors affect PNC within one week. Based on the finding the researcher would like to recommend, all ministry of health (MOH), stake holders, health professionals and health extension workers (HEWs) to create awareness and providing quality PNC services timely. Key words: Within one week, postnatal care utilization, mothers, Ameya en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Within one week en_US
dc.subject Postnatal care utilization en_US
dc.subject Mothers en_US
dc.subject Ameya en_US
dc.title Prevalence and Associated Factors of Postnatal Care within one Week Utilization Among Women Who Had Given Birth in the Last Six Weeks in Ameya District, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia, 2016 en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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