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Table 5 Reported time spent for sequential ANC visits by pregnant womena

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

Time spent Percentage of women reporting for each ANC visit attended
  First Second Third Fourth Fifth
Nb 1733 1055 523 148 33
Less than half a day 1463 (84.4%) 897 (85.0%) 449 (86.2%) 124 (83.8%) 27 (84.4%)
Half a day 185 (10.7%) 109 (10.3%) 54 (10.4%) 20 (13.5%) 4 (12.5%)
More than half day 81 (4.7%) 43 (4.1%) 18 (3.4%) 4 (2.7%) 1 (3.1%)
  1. aANC Antenatal care
  2. bWomen were interviewed at any time of pregnancy, had self-selected number of ANC visits to attend and reported on sequential visits from earlier intervals, thus resulting in different available sample size per ANC visit