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Table 4 Recording of tests or a prescriptions in antenatal care medical files (N = 233)a

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

Test or prescription Frequency Percent
Haemoglobinb
 3rd visit
  No 167 71.7
  Yes 66 28.3
 4th visit
  No 198 85.0
  Yes 35 15.0
 Syphilis test
  No 34 15.0
  Yes 199 85.0
 Iron supplementation
  No 5 2.1
  Yes 228 97.9
 Malaria prophylaxis (insecticide-treated mosquito net)
  No 160 69.0
  Yes 73 31.0
 Tetanus Immunization
  No 28 12.1
  Yes 205 87.9
 Anthelmintic prophylaxis
  No 30 13.0
  Yes 203 87.0
 HIV test
  No 10 4.3
  Yes 223 95.7
Proteinuria™
 3rd visit
  No 151 64.8
  Yes 82 35.2
 4th visit
  No 194 83.3
  Yes 39 16.7
  1. aAnalysis was restricted to files with ≥3 visits. bA laboratory test to be carried out if a pregnant woman shows physical signs of anemia. ™ test to be carried out during 3rd and 4th visit if a woman is nulliparous or has a history of hypertension, preeclampsia or eclampsia from a previous pregnancy