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Table 4 ANC attendance score based on 4 ANC visits by gestational age (trimester) of pregnancya, b

From: Out-of-pocket costs and time spent attending antenatal care services: a case study of pregnant women in selected rural communities in Zinder, Niger

  First trimester Second trimester First half of third trimester Second half of third trimester
Minimum acceptable ANC attendance score 0 1 2 3
Maximum possible ANC attendance score 1 2 3 4
Median (Q1, Q3) attendance scorec 0 (−1, 0) 0 (−1, 0) 0 (−1, 0) 1 (− 1, 1)
  1. aANC Antenatal care;
  2. bTrimesters were defined as: first trimester, ≤13 weeks; second trimester: > 13 weeks to 27 weeks; first half of third trimester: > 27 weeks day to 34 weeks; and second half of third trimester: > 34 weeks
  3. cMedian (1st quartile (Q1), 3rd quartile (Q3))