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The influence of socio-cultural interpretations of pregnancy threats on health-seeking behavior among pregnant women in urban Accra, Ghana

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, November 2013
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Title
The influence of socio-cultural interpretations of pregnancy threats on health-seeking behavior among pregnant women in urban Accra, Ghana
Published in
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, November 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-13-211
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Authors

Phyllis Dako-Gyeke, Moses Aikins, Richmond Aryeetey, Laura Mccough, Philip Baba Adongo

Abstract

Although antenatal care coverage in Ghana is high, there exist gaps in the continued use of maternity care, especially utilization of skilled assistance during delivery. Many pregnant women seek care from different sources aside the formal health sector. This is due to negative perceptions resulting from poor service quality experiences in health facilities. Moreover, the socio-cultural environment plays a major role for this care-seeking behavior. This paper seeks to examine beliefs, knowledge and perceptions about pregnancy and delivery and care-seeking behavior among pregnant women in urban Accra, Ghana.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Malawi 1 <1%
Thailand 1 <1%
Tanzania, United Republic of 1 <1%
Unknown 350 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 92 26%
Student > Bachelor 39 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 39 11%
Researcher 32 9%
Student > Postgraduate 23 6%
Other 72 20%
Unknown 57 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 87 25%
Nursing and Health Professions 83 23%
Social Sciences 52 15%
Psychology 12 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 3%
Other 43 12%
Unknown 67 19%

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 06 August 2020.
All research outputs
#11,731,388
of 18,550,035 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#2,385
of 3,383 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#156,035
of 280,588 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#174
of 224 outputs
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