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Table 3 Average Scores for Structural Attributes

From: Detecting and managing hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of the quality of antenatal care in Nigeria

Structure AttributesTotalPrimarySecondaryp-value
MeanSD% of totalMeanSD% of totalMeanSD% of total 
Data collection tools (0–3)2.720.5690.52.640.5988.12.820.5194.00.059*
Infrastructure (0–6)2.780.1846.32.450.2140.83.260.2954.30.012
Guidelines (0–5)1.690.2033.91.450.2528.92.050.3341.00.071
General equipment (0–11)6.430.3058.55.960.4054.27.100.4364.60.030
Drugs (0–5)1.930.1238.51.790.1435.72.130.2242.60.087
Referral mechanisms (0–4)2.400.1160.02.200.1454.92.690.1867.30.016
Capacity for HDP-specific services (0–4)2.040.1451.11.550.1638.82.740.1968.60.000
Total for inventory/ infrastructure (0–38)19.990.7352.618.040.9147.522.791.0660.00.001
Training in last 3 years (0–6)1.180.1019.71.130.1318.81.240.1720.70.293
Signs of HDPs (0–12)7.660.2263.87.210.3260.18.140.3067.80.019
Management of pre-eclampsia (0–8)4.150.1851.84.220.2552.84.060.2650.80.669
Management of severe pre-eclampsia (0–9)4.850.2453.94.420.3549.25.310.3359.00.032*
Management of eclampsia (0–11)6.290.3257.15.470.4649.77.170.4465.20.004
Diagnosis of HDPs (0–3)1.970.0765.51.740.1058.02.210.0973.60.000
Usage of MgSO4 (0–7)1.630.1223.21.120.1315.92.180.2031.10.000*
Usage of eclampsia prophylaxis (0–4)3.810.0495.13.890.0597.43.710.0692.70.994*
Usage of antihypertensive drugs (0–5)0.920.0818.40.680.0913.71.180.1323.50.001*
Total knowledge/ training score (0–65)32.440.9249.929.881.2546.035.191.3154.10.002
  1. *equal variances not assumed (using F statistic, p < 0.05)