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Table 3 Usual time of CFH nurse first contact with new clients and frequency of receiving necessary information from maternity services in Australia

From: Smoothing out the transition of care between maternity and child and family health services: perspectives of child and family health nurses and midwives’

Length of time after birth Australia
  N %
< 2 weeks 431 82.9
2-4 weeks 64 12.3
4-8 weeks 7 1.4
Other 17 3.3
Unsure 1 0.2
N of responses = 100%*   520
Frequency Australia
  N %
All the time 115 17
Frequently 338 49.7
Sometimes 180 26.6
Rarely 36 5.3
Not at all 10 1.5
N of respondents = 100%*   679
  1. *N includes respondents who report working in universal services and excludes respondents whose services generally see clients antenatally. Sum of responses may not total 100% due to rounding.