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Factors contributing to low institutional deliveries in the Marondera district of Zimbabwe

E Mugweni
Curationis | Vol 31, No 2 | a967 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v31i2.967 | © 2008 E Mugweni | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 2008 | Published: 28 September 2008

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E Mugweni,, South Africa

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Abstract

The purpose of the study was to identify factors contributing to low institutional deliveries in the Marondera District, Zimbabwe, among women who attended antenatal clinics, in order to enhance the number of institutional deliveries. A quantitative descriptive survey, gathering data by conducting structured interviews with 80 women, was used in this study. All 80 women attended ante-natal clinics but 40 delivered at home and 40 delivered at an institution.

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