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Healthcare utilisation and empowerment among women in Liberia.

TitleHealthcare utilisation and empowerment among women in Liberia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsSipsma, Heather, Tamora A. Callands, Elizabeth Bradley, Benjamin Harris, Billy Johnson, and Nathan B. Hansen
JournalJournal of epidemiology and community health
Date Published2013 Nov 1
KeywordsCross-Sectional Studies, Female, Health Services, Health Services Accessibility, Health Surveys, Humans, Liberia, Logistic Models, Multivariate Analysis, Patient Acceptance of Health Care, Power (Psychology), Prevalence, Questionnaires, Socioeconomic Factors
AbstractMany efforts have been undertaken to improve access to healthcare services in low-income settings; nevertheless, underutilisation persists. Women's lack of empowerment may be a central reason for underutilisation, but empirical literature establishing this relationship is sparse.
Alternate JournalJ Epidemiol Community Health

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