Table 1

Baseline characteristics of women enrolled in the satisfaction study, according to ANC model

Women's Characteristics

New ANC (n = 790)

Standard ANC (n = 748)



%

Mean (STD)

%

Mean(STD)


Married/stable union

95

93

Education (less than primary)

16

17

Smoking during pregnancy

9.5

11

Substance abuse

0.4

0

Ratio of persons/room

2.4 (1.3)

2.3 (1.1)

Maternal age (years)

25.5 (5.8)

25.8 (5.6)

Surgery

1.8

0.8

Any previous LBW (<2500 g)

3.9

4

Any previous abortions

30

34

Any previous stillbirths or neonatal losses

3.8

4

PRESENT PREGNANCY:

Iso-Immunization Rh (-)

1.3

0.3

Vaginal bleeding first trimester

2.4

1.7

LMP unknown

4.3

3.3

Nulliparae

25

27

Primigravidae

29

29

Maternal height (cm)

157 (6.6)

156 (6.4)

Maternal weight at first visit (kg)

59.2 (12.6)

58.9 (11.8)

Gestational age at first ANC visit (weeks)

13 (5.7)

12.4 (5)

Late booking for ANC (>28 weeks at first visit)

2.7

1.7


Langer et al. BMC Women's Health 2002 2:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-2-7

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