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Are women and providers satisfied with antenatal care? Views on a standard and a simplified, evidence-based model of care in four developing countries

Ana Langer1*, José Villar2, Mariana Romero3, Gustavo Nigenda4, Gilda Piaggio2, Chusri Kuchaisit5, Georgina Rojas6, Muneera Al-Osimi7, José Miguel Belizán7, Ubaldo Farnot8, Yagob Al-Mazrou9, Guillermo Carroli3, Hassan Ba'aqeel11, Pisake Lumbiganon5, Alain Pinol2, Per Bergsjö10, Leiv Bakketeig11, Jo Garcia12 and Heinz Berendes13

Author Affiliations

1 Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, The Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico

2 Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

3 Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales, Rosario, Argentina

4 Fundación Mexicana para la Salud, Mexico City, Mexico

5 Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

6 Hospital Gineco-Obstétrico "América Arias", Havana, Cuba

7 Latin American Centre for Perinatology and Human Development, Montevideo, Uruguay

8 Hospital Gineco-Obstétrico "América Arias", Havana, Cuba

9 Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

10 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

11 National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

12 National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Oxford University, Oxford, England

13 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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BMC Women's Health 2002, 2:7  doi:10.1186/1472-6874-2-7

Published: 19 July 2002

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Additional file 1:

Women's Questionnaire - This file contains the English version of the questionnaire for users that was administered in the four participating countries after translating it into local languages.

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Providers' Questionnaire - This file contains the English version of the questionnaire for providers that was administered in the four participating countries after translating it into local languages.

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