Table 4

Quality of care under an integrated PNC/TB package
Components Baseline Endline
Visit1(n=38) Visit2(n=36) Visit3(n=22) Total (n=96) Visit1(n=34) Visit2(n=35) Visit3(n=29) Total (n=98)
History taking (0–8) 0.82 0.94 0.55 0.80 3.79** 3.51** 2.79** 3.4**
Obstetric history taking (0–6) 0.95 1.69 0.95 1.23 4.24** 3.91** 3.1** 3.79**
Counseling on maternal danger signs (0–8) 0.13 0.06 0.00 0.07 2.56** 1.97** 1.39** 2.01**
Counseling on neonatal danger signs discussed (0–5) 0.05 0.19 0.09 0.11 2.12** 2** 1.17** 1.79**
TB screening (0–6) 0.11 0.08 0.05 0.08 3.63** 2.37** 1.07** 2.4**
Observations and physical exams (0–9) 0.50 0.89 0.86 0.73 4.75** 4.14** 3.45* 4.14**
STI/HIV counseling (0–10) 0.58 0.64 0.77 0.65 2.79** 2.43** 1.55* 2.29**
Advice on mother’s self care (0–3) 0.68 0.63 0.23 0.56 1.63** 1.26** 0.83* 1.25**
Counseling on LAM (0–3) 0.42 0.49 0.41 0.44 1.42** 1.6** 0.97* 1.35**
Continuity of care (0–5) 3.13 3.89 3.14 3.42 4.09** 3.97 3.97* 4.01**
Observations and physical exams for baby (0–4) 0.58 0.28 0.41 0.43 2.26** 1.69** 0.86 1.64**

Notes: PNC: Postnatal care; TB: tuberculosis; STI: sexually transmitted infection; LAM: Lactational amenorrhea method; Visit1: within 48 hours; Visit2: within 2 weeks; Visit3: within 4–6 weeks; Differences between baseline and end line are statistically significant at: *p<0.05; **p<0.01.

Ndwiga et al.

Ndwiga et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:99   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-99

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