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Table 2 Impact of Intervention Education Program on ANC, Delivery Care and PNC and their Complications

From: Strengths of community and health facilities based interventions in improving women and adolescents’ care seeking behaviors as approaches for reducing maternal mortality and improving birth outcome among low income communities of Egypt

Characters Initial Assessment
No = 643
Evaluation
No = 773
P value
No % No %
1. Received ANC (one ANC visit or more) 515 80.1% 690 89.3% .0001**
2. Received natal care 458 71.2% 652 84.5%% .0001**
3. Received PNC 266 41.4% 409 52.9% .0001**
4. Exposed to pregnancy complications 245 38.1% 158 15.1% .0001**
5. Exposed to delivery complications 155 24.1% 101 13.1% .0001**
6. Exposed to postpartum complications 525 81.7% 54 7.0% .0001**
  1. Pregnancy complications: complications during pregnancy (anemia, heavy bleeding, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, abortion, ectopic pregnancy, obstructed labor, sepsis, severe abdominal pain, fainting, vomiting, premature rupture of membranes, convulsion, oedema, toxemia, stop movement, or severe headache). Delivery complications: complications during delivery (premature rupture of membranes, bleeding, prolonged labor, abnormal fetal presentation, bad oedor fluid, fever, or contraction > 8 h). Postnatal complications: complications during puerperium (puerperal sepsis, bleeding, convulsions, severe lower abdominal pain, fainting, or general weakness)
  2. * = Sig, ** = highly sig