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Utilization of maternal health-care services in Peru: the role of women's education

Elo, Irma T


This article explores the hypothesis that formal education of women influences the use of maternal health-care services in Peru, net of the mother’s childhood place of residence, household socioeconomic status and access to health-care services. The findings are consistent with the hypothesis; both cross-sectional and fixed-effects logit models yield quantitatively important and statistically reliable estimates of the positive effect of maternal schooling on the use of prenatal care and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992
Type: Journal article


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