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Table 2 Advice and information given to pregnant women attending ANC clinics by level of education of health care providers (N = 303)

From: Quality of antenatal care services in Rwanda: assessing practices of health care providers

  Total N = 303, Nurse A2 n = 210, Nurse A1 + A0 n = 69, Midwives n = 24,
Advice and information n (%) n (%) with in group n (%) with in group n (%) with in group
Diet and nutrition
 No 15 (5.0) 12 (5.7) 2 (2.9) 1 (4.2)
 Yes 287 (95.0) 197 (94.3) 67 (97.1) 23 (95.8)
Discuss the place of delivery
 No 102 (33.8) 73 (34.9) 22 (31.9) 7 (29.2)
 Yes 200 (66.2) 136 (65.1) 47 (68.1) 17 (70.8)
Discuss what to do if a severe problem arises
 No 63 (20.9) 50 (23.9) 10 (14.5) 3 (12.5)
 Yes 239 (79.1) 159 (76.1) 59 (85.5) 21 (87.5)
Discuss child spacing or family planning (contraceptives)
 No 92 (30.5) 72 (34.4) 15 (21.7) 5 (20.8)
 Yes 210 (69.5) 137 (65.6) 54 (78.3) 19 (79.2)
Discuss sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS
 No 67 (22.2) 45 (21.5) 17 (24.6) 5 (20.8)
 Yes 235 (77.8) 164 (78.5) 52 (75.4) 19 (79.2)
Give advice and information on how to take care of the newborn
 No 133 (44.0) 95 (45.5) 28 (40.6) 10 (41.7)
 Yes 169 (56.0) 114 (54.5) 41 (59.4) 14 (58.3)
Give advice on exposure to violence during or before pregnancy
 No 280 (92.7) 191 (91.4) 65 (94.2) 24 (100.0)
 Yes 22 (7.3) 18 (8.6) 4 (5.8) 0 (0.0)