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Table 2 Health services uptake between intervention and control groups

From: The effects of centering pregnancy on maternal and fetal outcomes in northern Nigeria; a prospective cohort analysis

Variables Standard Intervention Chi-square test
%(n) %(n) p-value
Antenatal care
bAttended at least 1 antenatal care session in 2nd trimester 65.4(170) 55.6(143) 0.023
bAttended at least 1 antenatal care session in 3rd trimester 57.7(150) 89.1(229) 0.000
bAttended at least 1 antenatal care session in each (2nd & 3rd) trimester 36.2(94) 48.6(125) 0.004
bAttended ANC at 36-38wks 15.4(40) 33.9(87) 0.000
bReceived Tetanus Toxoid during pregnancy 62.3(162) 59.5(153) 0.518
Postnatal care
cReceived OPV0 & BCG 24.2(62) 31.6(80) 0.063
cImmunization at 6 weeks 5.5(14) 14.2(36) 0.001
cImmunization at 10 weeks 4.3(11) 8.7(22) 0.044
cImmunization at 14 weeks 2.0(5) 6.7(17) 0.008
cExclusive breastfeeding 2.3 (6) 1.4(4) 0.535
bDelivered at health facility 7.7(20) 12.8(33) 0.054
cAttended PNC within 2 weeks 28.5 (73) 32.8(83) 0.294
cCritical uptake of health servicesa 19.1(49) 29.3(74) 0.008
  1. aCritical uptake defined as attending ANC in 3rd trimester, early postnatal care session (within 2 weeks after delivery) or immunization at birth
  2. b(Control N = 260; Intervention N = 257)
  3. c(Control N = 256; Intervention N = 253)