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dc.contributor.authorLin, Lan-Pingen_US
dc.contributor.authorLin, Pei-Yingen_US
dc.contributor.authorChu, Cordiaen_US
dc.contributor.authorLin, Jin-Dingen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T08:44:48Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T08:44:48Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.modified2011-08-11T06:03:21Z
dc.identifier.issn08914222en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ridd.2010.10.015en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/39828
dc.description.abstractAlthough many previous studies have begun to address the reproductive health needs of women with intellectual disabilities; however, the supportive behaviors of caregivers to assist their reproductive health is not well understood. Data from a cross-sectional survey of "2009 National Survey on Reproductive Health Care Needs and Health Education Strategies for Women with Intellectual Disabilities in Taiwan" were analyzed. Study sample consisted of 1152 caregivers who working in 32 disability institutions have been analyzed in the study. The results showed that the caregiver did not have adequate supportive behaviors towards reproductive health care for women with ID (mean score was 29.84 out of 60), particularly in the arrangement of preventive reproductive health services. We analyzed the potential significant variables in a multiple linear regression model to examine the factors which affect the caregiver's supportive behaviors of reproductive health for women with ID. The model revealed that the factor of respondent's gender, job category, working years in disability setting, helping experience of reproductive health for women with ID, perception of reproductive health knowledge, in-job training of reproductive health, perceived adequacy of public reproductive health service for the client, scores of reproductive health knowledge and reproductive health attitude were significantly correlated to their supportive behavioral score of reproductive health for women with ID. These factors can explain 23.6% of the variation of supportive behavioral score. The present study suggests the reproductive health interventions need to take into account the perspectives of health workers, caregivers and women, as well as the constraints they face in providing and receiving services, respectively.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.publisher.placeNetherlandsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom824en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto829en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalResearch in Developmental Disabilitiesen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume32en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCare for Disableden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode111703en_US
dc.titlePredictors of caregiver supportive behaviors towards reproductive health care for women with intellectual disabilitiesen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.date.issued2011
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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