This study aimed at examining the role of women’s empowerment in antenatal care utilization among married women in Pakistan. The population of the study was based on secondary data from the Pakistan Demographic Health Survey 2017-18. A sample of 6,996 married women was selected, and the women reported their antenatal visits in the last five years. The descriptive, Chi-square, bivariate, and multivariate logistic regression methods were used for data analysis through SPSS. The results of the study showed that only 15% of women had adequate antenatal visits. Bivariate analysis showed that women who had higher income status, higher education, and were working in managerial positions had significantly adequate antenatal health care (P
Siddique, Kashif; Malik, Raana; Batool, Irum; Usman, Ahmed; and Bin Naeem, Salman
Women’s Empowerment and Antenatal Care Utilization in Pakistan.
Journal of International Women's Studies, 23(1), 294-309.
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