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Table 1 General characteristics of facilities sampled

From: Public health facility resource availability and provider adherence to first antenatal guidelines in a low resource setting in Accra, Ghana

Variable Frequency
N (%)
Facility type
 Hospital 6 (54.5)
 Polyclinic 4 (36.4)
 Health center 1 (9.1)
Location
 Urban 10 (90.9)
 Rural 1 (9.1)
Focused ANC
 Yes 7 (63.6)
 No 2 (18.2)
 Modified 2 (18.2)
Frequency of ANC services per week
 Every week day 9 (81.9)
 3–4 days 2 (18.2)
Routine ANC services 11 (100.0)
 Weight taken
 Blood pressure taken
 History taken
 Tetanus injection given
 Health talk given
 Client counselled
SMP available 11 (100.0)
Clinical staff at antenatal clinic
 Doctors & midwives 11 (100.0)
 Other health workers 0 (0.0)
  1. ANC means antenatal care; SMP means national safe motherhood service protocol