Socio-demographic factors influencing childbirth location among marginalized communities in northern Thailand
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Analyze the association between socio-demographic characteristics, including ethnicity, schooling, and citizenship, and hospital births, an ongoing contributor to health disparities in the development context: Measure women’s odds of hospital births and differentiate these odds by socio-demographic characteristics—specifically ethnicity, education level and language—with and without potential confounders included.
Keyword(s): Maternal Health, Health Care Access
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be a presenter because I am currently a doctoral student in population health sciences and a health data analyst for the United Nations, Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Highland Peoples Survey, based in Thailand. I have done public health research in Thailand for over 6 years and have been principle investigator on Canadian federally funded grants focusing on minority health in southeast Asia.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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