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Table 6 Services received during antenatal care visit

From: Examining the impact of WHO’s Focused Antenatal Care policy on early access, underutilisation and quality of antenatal care services in Malawi: a retrospective study

Variable categories Proportion of women p-value
Pre-FANC Post-FANC
Weighed during pregnancy 0.96 0.95 0.2396
Blood pressure checked during pregnancy 0.79 0.79 0.4546
Urine sample taken during pregnancy 0.20 0.22 0.0638*
Blood sample taken during pregnancy 0.37 0.47 0.0000***
Told about complications 0.69 0.72 0.0032***
Given or instructed to go buy iron tablets 0.77 0.84 0.0000***
Took Fansidar as prophylaxis for malaria 0.76 0.84 0.0000***
Received at least one tetanus injection 0.83 0.83 0.3319
Received all eight 0.09 0.11 0.0002***
  1. ***significant at 1% level of significance; and *10% level of significance