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Table 2 Attitude statements reflecting the role of men

From: Correlates of male involvement in maternal and newborn health: a cross-sectional study of men in a peri-urban region of Myanmar

Domain of expectations for the role of men Attitude statement
Direct assistance with pregnancy and child rearing Husbands do not need to help with child care
Knowledge to facilitate involvement Husbands do not need to know the danger signs during pregnancy and childbirth
Husbands do not need to have contraceptive knowledge
Inter-spousal communication and shared decision-making Contraceptive decision making depends only on wife
Men should tell their wives if they have contracted an STI
Men should not disclose to their wives they have contracted HIV infection