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Attitude Towards Male Involvement in Maternal and Neonatal Health

Attitude Towards Male Involvement in Maternal and Neonatal Health is a six-item measure of men's attitude towards their expected roles in terms of direct assistance, relevant knowledge and communication with their spouses regarding maternal and neonatal health.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Myanmar (Burma)

Populations Included: Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. Husbands do not need to help with child care.
2. Husbands do not need to know the danger signs during pregnancy and childbirth.
3. Husbands do not need to have contraceptive knowledge.
4. Contraceptive decision making depends only on wife.
5. Men should tell their wives if they have contracted an STI.
6. Men should not disclose to their wives they have contracted HIV infection.

Response Options:
Yes
No

Scoring Procedures

Individuals with responses in favor of male involvement for all six statements are considered to have a favorable attitude to male involvement.

Original Citation

Ampt, F., Mon, M. M., Than, K. K., Khin, M. M., Agius, P. A., Morgan, C., Davis, J., & Luchters, S. (2015). Correlates of male involvement in maternal and newborn health: a cross-sectional study of men in a peri-urban region of Myanmar. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 15, 122. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0561-9

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