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Table 4 Content of prenatal care by group (%)

From: Evaluation of a community-based randomized controlled prenatal care trial in rural China

   Intervention
(n = 673)
Control
(n = 591)
P value
Blood pressure taken     
  At every visit 49.6 51.3 0.997
  sometimes 38.6 31.1  
  Not at all 8.2 12.5  
Blood test     
  once 34.2 28.9 0.738
  More than once 7.0 12.5  
  no 55.0 53.3  
Ultrasound test     
  1 time 42.8 30.5 0.803
  2 time 13.2 19.0  
  3 and plus 3.3 5.3  
  No 37.0 40.3  
Information on prenatal care     
  Too simple 8.2 11.5 0.065
  Too difficult 2.7 1.9  
  Just OK 52.8 47.9  
  Not sure 20.2 14.9  
  Did not get information 11.9 18.1  
Information on nutrition     
  Needed more 47.1 41.0 0.143
  Needed less 0.2 1.0  
  Just ok 27.3 27.1  
  Not sure 4.9 2.9  
  Did not get information 16.3 23.2  
Information on baby care     
  Needed more 50.1 45.4 0.041
  Needed less 0.2 1.2  
  Just ok 24.2 17.6  
  Not sure 3.3 2.7  
  Did not get information 18.1 28.1  
Information on disease prevention     
  Needed more 49.0 47.0 0.228
  Needed less 0.2 0.3  
  Just ok 30.3 28.4  
  Not sure 4.6 3.1  
  Did not get information 11.7 15.7  
  1. 1) Data from the community base survey. Women with no information (varying from 3.7% to 5.8%) are not shown.
  2. 2) P value refers to the difference between the intervention and control group