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Quantitative Measure of Self-Perceived Gender Relations in Young Women in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

Thanh Cong Bui 1 , * , Christine M Markham 1 , Pamela M Diamond 1 , Ly Thi-Hai Tran 2 , Michael W Ross 1 , Huong Thi-Hoai Nguyen 3 and Thach Ngoc Le 4
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1 Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
2 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
3 Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
4 Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Can Tho University, Can Tho City, Vietnam
Article information
  • Women's Health Bulletin: January 01, 2017, 4 (1); e38488
  • Published Online: August 1, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 15, 2016
  • Revised: June 8, 2016
  • Accepted: June 21, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/whb-38488

How to Cite: Bui T C, Markham C M, Diamond P M, Tran L T, Ross M W, et al. Quantitative Measure of Self-Perceived Gender Relations in Young Women in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, Women Health Bull. 2017 ; 4(1):e38488. doi: 10.17795/whb-38488.

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2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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