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Advances in Public Health
Volume 2017, Article ID 1624245, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1624245
Research Article

Early Initiation of Antenatal Care and Factors Associated with Early Antenatal Care Initiation at Health Facilities in Southern Ethiopia

1Kebado Primary Hospital, Hawassa, Ethiopia
2Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia

Correspondence should be addressed to Mengesha Boko Geta; moc.oohay@bokkoahsegnem

Received 10 February 2017; Revised 21 June 2017; Accepted 30 July 2017; Published 18 September 2017

Academic Editor: Jennifer L. Freeman

Copyright © 2017 Mengesha Boko Geta and Walelegn Worku Yallew. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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