Social and Economic Barriers to Exclusive Breast Feeding In Rural Zimbabwe
作者: Munyaradzi MuchachaEdmos Mtetwa
作者单位: 1Oasis Zimbabwe, 264 Chiremba Road, Park Meadowlands, Harare, ZIMBABWE
2School of Social Work, University of Zimbabwe, Private Bag 66022 Kopje, ZIMBABWE
刊名: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of MCH and AIDS, 2015, Vol.3 (1), pp.16-21
来源数据库: Global Health and Education Projects, Inc.
关键词: Exclusive breast feedingSocioeconomic statusInfant mortalityZimbabweMixed-methods research
原始语种摘要: Exclusive breast feeding (EBF) uptake in Zimbabwe is very low. Given that EBF is a physiological process which transpires in a specific socio-economic milieu, this study investigates the socio-economic factors militating against its uptake.;;The study used a mixed research methodology. The concurrent nested model of mixed methods was utilized using one data collection phase, during which both quantitative and qualitative data were collected simultaneously.;;The research noted that factors such as low education, low income, gender inequalities, social influence, and traditional practices were hindering the uptake of exclusive breast feeding.;;The study envisages that it is pertinent for infant feeding programs to address socio-economic barriers to EBF in order to influence a positive...
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  • economic 经济的
  • exclusive 互斥
  • income 收入
  • methodology 方法学
  • EBF Externally Blown Flap
  • feeding 供给
  • research 
  • milieu 周围
  • increasing 增加的
  • social 群居的