FOCUSED ANTENATAL CARE SERVICE SATISFACTION AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG PREGNANT MOTHERS ATTENDING ANTENATAL CLINIC AT TIYO DISTRICT, ETHIOPIA, 2016Abstract
Background: Mothers’ satisfaction with focused antenatal care service is likely to influence effective utilization and compliance with interventions. Thus, this study is aimed to assess satisfaction with focused antenatal care services among pregnant mothers attending at rural public health centers in Tiyo district, Ethiopia. Methods: A facility-based cross-sectional study design that involved an exit interview was conducted at public health centers in Tiyo district. A total of 386 women were enrolled in the study. Both bivariate and Multivariate logistic regression was carried out to identify the associations of each explanatory variable with the outcome variable. Finally, odds ratio with its 95% confidence interval, and p-value of 0.05 was used to identify significant variables. Results: Overall, 77.2% of pregnant mothers were satisfied with focused antenatal care services in the district. However, lack of drugs supply and vaccine (51%), long waiting time to see health providers (51%), lack of drinking water at the facility (63.1%), and poor laboratory services (56.4%) were identified as the dissatisfying factors at each health facilities. Conclusion: Although the majority of pregnant women were satisfied with received focused antenatal services, they express their satisfaction with some inconsistencies.
D. Bekele*, G. Fissaha, T. Kisi and T. Melese
Department of Midwifery, College of Health Sciences, Arsi University, Asella, Ethiopia.
02 May 2017
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