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Free Content Why women bypass front‐line health facility services in pursuit of obstetric care provided elsewhere: a case study in three rural districts of Tanzania

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In the Tanzanian health system, women are expected to first visit their nearest front‐line health facility (FLF) for delivery. However, women frequently bypass these FLF. Our study estimates the extent of bypassing for childbirth and assesses factors associated with this behaviour.
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Keywords: Tanzania; Tanzanie; accouchement dans un établissement; analyse multi‐niveaux; análisis multinivel; atención de emergencia obstétrica y partos; bypassing; calidad de cuidados; comportamiento de búsqueda de salud; comportement de recherche de santé; contournement; elusión; emergency obstetric and newborn care; facility delivery; health‐seeking behaviour; multilevel analysis; parto hospitalario; quality of care; qualité des soins; soins obstétriques d'urgence et néonatals

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 2016

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