Table 4

Significant differences between separate and combined maternity health clinic service in relation to good service outcomes
MODEL OF MATERNITY HEALTH CLINIC
OUTCOME WOMAN Separate maternity health clinic % (n) Combined maternity and child health clinic % (n) Total P
EXPERIENCES OF…
Group activities regarding delivery
 Good 49.4(231) 35.3(47) 46.3(278) 0.004
Information regarding specialist services
 Good 27.0(147) 36.8(56) 29.2(203) 0.019
AMOUNT OF…
Peer support
 Much 15.0(82) 22.3(35) 16.6(117) 0.030
Possibility to choose or change
PHN/midwife
 Much 4.3(24) 9.7(15) 5.5(39) 0.010
Home visits:
Before delivery
 Much 0.7(4) 3.8(6) 1.4(10) 0.010*
After delivery
 Much 20.0(112) 53.2(84) 27.3(196) <0.001
Because of family or marital issues
 Much 2.3(13) 7.0(11) 3.4(24) 0.004
PARTNER
EXPERIENCES OF…
Group activities regarding smoking
 Good 22.4(94) 31.6(36) 24.4(130) 0.044
Group activities regarding intoxicants
 Good 23.2(97) 32.5(37) 25.1(134) 0.042
Support regarding intoxicant abuse problems
 Good 16.3(72) 24.6(29) 18.0(101) 0.038
Support regarding smoking problems
 Good 17.2(76) 28.0(33) 19.5(109) 0.009
Support regarding domestic violence
 Good 15.5(68) 27.1(32) 18.0(100) 0.003
AMOUNT OF…
Home visit after delivery 17.2(80) 39.3(53) 22.2(133) <0.001
 Much

Used statistical tests: Pearson’s Chi-Square and Fisher’s exact test (*).

Tuominen et al.

Tuominen et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:96   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-96

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