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Table 2 Percent distribution of women who had a live birth in the last one year by antenatal care, delivery care and postnatal care for the most recent birth

From: Beliefs and practices during pregnancy and childbirth in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  n % CI
Received any antenatal care during the last pregnancy 507 75.4 72.0-78.5
Received 4+ antenatal care during the last pregnancy 179 26.6 23.2-29.9
Place of last antenatal care visit
 No antenatal care visit 165 24.6 21.2-27.8
 Home 16 2.4 1.2-3.5
 Birthing Hut 37 5.5 3.7-7.2
 Government hospital 101 15.0 12.3-17.7
 NGO 271 40.3 36.6-44.0
 Pharmacy/Chamber/Private clinic 82 12.2 9.7-14.6
Services received during antenatal care visit*
 Height/weight measured 293 43.6 39.8-47.3
 Blood pressure measured 183 27.2 24.0-30.7
 Blood tested 77 11.5 9.2-14.0
 Urine tested 121 18.0 15.2-21.0
 Abdomen examined 409 60.9 57.1-64.4
 Internal examination 5 .7 0.3-1.7
 Ultrasonic test 95 14.1 11.7-16.9
 Tetanus vaccination 61 9.1 7.1-11.4
 Iron supplementation 78 11.6 9.4-14.2
Place of delivery, Home 567 84.4 81.1-86.7
Assistance during delivery
 Self 6 .9 0.1-1.6
 Relative/Neighbour 42 6.3 4.4-8.0
 Untrained TBA 390 58.0 54.2-61.7
 Trained TBA 135 20.1 17.0-23.1
 BRAC health worker 8 1.2 0.3-2.0
 Midwife/Family Welfare Visitor 40 5.9 4.1-7.7
 MBBS doctor 51 7.6 5.5-9.5
Received any postnatal care during the last pregnancy 160 23.8 20.7-27.1
Total N=672 100%  
  1. *Multiple response.