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The present study was carried out to know the factors associated with the utilization of maternal health services.
To study the utilisation of Maternal health care services in the rural area of Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu
The study was among 303 mothers in Padappai, Kanchipuram, The data regarding the utilisation were obtained using a pre -tested, semi-structured questionnaire.
In this study the antenatal care among the study participants was significantly associated with age of the study participants, education, occupation and socio-economic status of the study participants.
Strengthening of awareness regarding the maternal health care services and its importance of reducing the maternal mortality and morbidity is still required in rural area of Tamil Nadu.