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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