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Table 4 Significant differences between separate and combined maternity health clinic service in relation to good service outcomes

From: Does the organizational model of the maternity health clinic have an influence on women’s and their partners’ experiences? A service evaluation survey in Southwest Finland

  MODEL OF MATERNITY HEALTH CLINIC
OUTCOME WOMAN Separate maternity health clinic % (n) Combined maternity and child health clinic % (n) Total P
EXPERIENCES OF…     
Group activities regarding delivery     
 Good 49.4(231) 35.3(47) 46.3(278) 0.004
Information regarding specialist services     
 Good 27.0(147) 36.8(56) 29.2(203) 0.019
AMOUNT OF…     
Peer support     
 Much 15.0(82) 22.3(35) 16.6(117) 0.030
Possibility to choose or change     
PHN/midwife     
 Much 4.3(24) 9.7(15) 5.5(39) 0.010
Home visits:     
Before delivery     
 Much 0.7(4) 3.8(6) 1.4(10) 0.010*
After delivery     
 Much 20.0(112) 53.2(84) 27.3(196) <0.001
Because of family or marital issues     
 Much 2.3(13) 7.0(11) 3.4(24) 0.004
PARTNER     
EXPERIENCES OF…     
Group activities regarding smoking     
 Good 22.4(94) 31.6(36) 24.4(130) 0.044
Group activities regarding intoxicants     
 Good 23.2(97) 32.5(37) 25.1(134) 0.042
Support regarding intoxicant abuse problems     
 Good 16.3(72) 24.6(29) 18.0(101) 0.038
Support regarding smoking problems     
 Good 17.2(76) 28.0(33) 19.5(109) 0.009
Support regarding domestic violence     
 Good 15.5(68) 27.1(32) 18.0(100) 0.003
AMOUNT OF…     
Home visit after delivery 17.2(80) 39.3(53) 22.2(133) <0.001
 Much     
  1. Used statistical tests: Pearson’s Chi-Square and Fisher’s exact test (*).