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Table 4 Comparison of child and maternal health factors between births before and after the implementation of FHCI within each region; riverine and mainland

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 Pre-FHCI Post-FHCI Chi-squared p-value
n % n %
Fully immunised
 Riverine
 Mainland
686
273
413
89.7 %
86.4 %
92.0 %
267
120
147
86.1 %
81.6 %
90.2 %
2.413
1.420
0.293
.120
.233
.588
SBA
 Riverine
 Mainland
235
161
236
48.4 %
50.5 %
51.6 %
395
74
159
56.3 %
44.3 %
64.9 %
2.930
1.427
10.859
.087
.232
.001
TBA
 Riverine
 Mainland
247
154
229
50.8 %
48.3 %
50.1 %
312
93
83
44.4 %
55.7 %
33.9 %
4.496
2.122
16.368
.034
.145
.000
Health Centre Delivery
 Riverine
 Mainland
212
143
218
43.6 %
44.8 %
47.7 %
368
69
150
52.4 %
41.3 %
61.2 %
4.479
.416
11.157
.034
.519
.001