Availability, Accessibility and Health-seeking Behaviour of Women of Childbearing Age
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Keywords

Reproductive age women
Availability
accessibility and utilization
Knowledge
attitude and practice
Maternal healthcare services

Abstract

This paper, investigates the literature on availability,
accessibility and health-seeking behaviour of women of
childbearing age. Specifically, the paper examines the
demographic and socio-economic factors. Knowledge, attitudes
and practices, availability and accessibility in the utilisation and
preferences in the utilisation of healthcare facilities among
women of childbearing age. In spite of the extensive literature
on this, an undertaking of these major issues are still very clear.
Further research to improve our understanding of these issues
are recommended, especially for women of childbearing age in
the rural areas.

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