تاثیر آموزش بین نسلی مادران بر رفتارهای بهداشتی زنان در حومه شهری بولیوی
|کد مقاله||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||تعداد کلمات|
|58597||2000||8 صفحه PDF||سفارش دهید||4319 کلمه|
Publisher : Elsevier - Science Direct (الزویر - ساینس دایرکت)
Journal : Social Science & Medicine, Volume 50, Issue 9, May 2000, Pages 1189–1196
The influence of maternal education on infant mortality has been demonstrated repeatedly in health and social science literature. Less explored is the influence of the education level of the mother's mother. In the present paper the authors examine the possible effect of grandmother's education on maternal behaviors. The relationship between intergenerational education and selected health behaviors, including utilization of health services for prenatal care, breast-feeding and family planning, are reported. The data were collected in peri-urban Santa Cruz, Bolivia among mothers of infants between 0 and 18 months of age. It appears that grandmother's education does exert an effect on health behaviors above and beyond the effect of maternal education. This effect is more pronounced for health services which fall clearly in the domain of the formal health care system. While the results are exploratory, the results suggest the worth of further study and consideration of the influence of mothers' mothers in the design of culturally sensitive quality health services.