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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS AFFECTING THE MATERNAL HEALTH IN RURAL AREAS OF DISTRICT LAYYAH, PAKISTAN


Volume 9, Issue 2, November 2014, Pages 592–599

 SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS AFFECTING THE MATERNAL HEALTH IN RURAL AREAS  OF DISTRICT LAYYAH, PAKISTAN

Ahmad Ali1, Ghulam Abbas2, Mudassir Mubeen Khan3, and Tehmina Niaz4

1 Department of Sociology B.Z.U Bahadur sub Campus Layyah, Pakistan
2 Department of Sociology B.Z.U Bahadur sub Campus Layyah, Pakistan
3 Department of Sociology B.Z.U Bahadur sub Campus Layyah, Pakistan
4 Department of Sociology B.Z.U Bahadur sub Campus Layyah, Pakistan

Original language: English

Received 27 August 2014

Copyright © 2014 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


The present quantitative study was conducted to explore the socio-economic factors affecting on the maternal health in the rural areas of District Layyah. The universe of the present study consisted of the all the fertile women those were able to reproduce. 150 women were selected from the rural areas of the research areas through systematic random sampling. Description of the data and analysis was done through SPSS. It was concluded that the early marriages, low level of education and income, unavailability of the maternal homes and general hospitals, far away of the hospitals, and the absence of doctors and gynecologists in the rural areas and the traditional methods of delivery cases are the major causes of the low level of maternal health in the rural areas of the study area. It was recommended that to improve the maternal health education and income level should be raised and awareness should be given in the study areas.

Author Keywords: Maternal Health, Culture and Maternal Health, Education and Maternal Health.


How to Cite this Article


Ahmad Ali, Ghulam Abbas, Mudassir Mubeen Khan, and Tehmina Niaz, “SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS AFFECTING THE MATERNAL HEALTH IN RURAL AREAS OF DISTRICT LAYYAH, PAKISTAN,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 592–599, November 2014.