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Table 4 Indicators of care seeking behavior out of women and adolescents who reported antenatal, natal, postnatal 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

7 Indicators of antenatal, natal, and postnatal complications Initial Assessment
No = 643
Evaluation
No = 773
Percent
Change
P value
No % No %
1. Pregnancy complications and not receiving ANC 204 83.3%
Out of 245
54 34.2%
Out of 158
−24.7% .0001**
2. Pregnancy complications and sought help at home by non-skilled providers 119 48.6%
Out of 245
23 14.6%
Out of 158
−34% .0001**
3. Pregnancy complications and sought help at home by skilled providers 25 10.2%
Out of 245
47 29.7%
Out of 158
19.5% .0001**
4. Pregnancy complications and sought help at facilities 101 41.2%
Out of 245
88 55.7%
Out of 158
14.5% .002**
5. Delivery complications and sought help at home by non-skilled providers 62 40%
Out of 155
0 0.0%
Out of 101
−40% .0001**
6. Delivery complications and sought help at home by skilled providers 43 27.7%
Out of 155
66 55.3%
Out of 101
27.6% .0001**
7. Delivery complications and sought help at facilities 50 32.3%
Out of 155
35 44.7%
Out of 101
12.4 .022*
8. Postpartum complications and sought help at home by non-skilled providers 184 35%
Out of 525
0 0.0%
Out of 54
−35% .0001**
9. Postpartum complications and sought help at home by skilled providers 133 25.3%
Out of 525
16 49.6%
Out of 54
24.3% .0001**
10. Postpartum complications and sought help at facilities 208 39.7%
Out of 525
38 50.4%
Out of 54
10.7% 0.064
  1. * = Sig, ** = highly sig