Table 5

Cross-sectional population post-intervention: Experiences with use of a kick chart (N = 235)*

Maternal experiences with use of a kick cart

n (%)

Recalled receipt of information about HOW to use the kick chart

n = 119 (63.3%)

OR (95% CI)†

P value

Recalled receipt of information about WHY use the kick chart

n = 121 (66.5%)

OR (95% CI) †

P value


Kick counting was time-consuming

97 (41.3)

0.3 (0.1-0.7)

0.003

0.4 (0.2-0.9)

0.039

Kick counting stimulated to "get to know" the baby

71 (30.2)

2.2 (0.9-5.4)

0.099

1.7 (0.7-4.3)

0.251

Appreciated the visual presentation of the fetal activity

74 (31.5)

3.3 (1.3-8.4)

0.011

1.9 (0.7-4.9)

0.189

Kick counting induced too much focus on fetal activity

47 (20.0)

1.2 (0.5-3.0)

0.568

0.8 (0.4-1.9)

0.727


* Denominators vary due to missing values.

† Univariate regression analyses with 95% CI for the associations between the analyzed groups. Reference groups: women who did not recall receipt of information about how to and why use of a kick chart respectively.

Saastad et al. BMC Research Notes 2010 3:2   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-3-2

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