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Table 2 Comparison of maternal health factors across regions: riverine and mainland, October-November 2011

From: Can Sierra Leone maintain the equitable delivery of their Free Health Care Initiative? The case for more contextualised interventions: results of a cross-sectional survey

Variable Riverine Mainland Chi-squared p-value
n % n %
Maternal Deaths 9 2.3 % 3 0.8 % 2.193 .139
Attended Appropriate Number of ANC 39 57.4 % 76 61.8 % 0.198 .656
Attended all 4 ANC visits 4 5.9 % 24 18.2 % 4.664 .031
Ferrous/Folic 55 84.6 % 109 84.5 % 0.000 1.000
SBA
 Pre-FHCI
 Post-FHCI
235
161
74
48.4 %
50.5 %
44.3 %
395
236
159
56.3 %
51.6 %
64.9 %
6.907
0.062
16.302
.009
.804
.000
TBA
 Pre-FHCI
 Post-FHCI
247
154
93
50.8 %
48.3 %
55.7 %
312
229
83
44.4 %
50.1 %
33.9 %
4.438
0.185
18.426
.035
.667
.000
Health Centre Delivery
 Pre-FHCI
 Post-FHCI
212
143
69
43.6 %
44.8 %
41.3 %
368
218
150
52.4 %
47.7 %
61.2 %
8.552
0.514
15.016
.003
.473
.000
IPT/IPS 50 82.0 % 102 79.7 % 0.030 .862
Dewormed 48 81.4 % 93 74.4 % 0.729 .393
Access to PMTCT 42 63.6 % 78 59.5 % 0.161 .688
HIV Tested 41 62.1 % 90 68.7 % 0.583 .445
Slept Under an ITN 66 95.7 % 131 97.0 % 0.012 .914
ITN was intact 43 65.2 % 86 66.2 % 0.000 1.000
Family Planning 110 28.4 % 173 44.8 % 21.920 .000