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Table 4 Knowledge of danger signs for maternal and newborn health, by wealth quartile

From: Contribution of community-based newborn health promotion to reducing inequities in healthy newborn care practices and knowledge: evidence of improvement from a three-district pilot program in Malawi

  Baseline Endline Change in CI
Knows 3 or more pregnancy danger signs (12 signs total)    
Overall 8.1 43.9  
Poorest quartile 4.3 46.7  
2nd quartile 8.1 48.2  
3rd quartile 11.9 41.1  
Least poor quartile 8.1 39.6  
  0.1378 -0.0327 -0.1704
Concentration index (95% confidence interval) (0.0207, 0.2548) (-0.0784, 0.0131) (-0.2945, -0.0463)
Knows 3 or more delivery danger signs (6 signs total)    
Overall 5.2 17.2  
Poorest quartile 4.3 18.2  
2nd quartile 3.6 12.1  
3rd quartile 3.1 19.6  
Least poor quartile 9.9 12.9  
  0.2234 -0.0229 -0.2464
Concentration index (95% confidence interval) (0.0123, 0.4346) (-0.1140, 0.0681) (-0.4733, -0.0194)
Knows 3 or more postpartum danger signs (10 signs total)    
Overall 5.5 35.0  
Poorest quartile 3.4 34.7  
2nd quartile 1.8 38.9  
3rd quartile 5.8 34.8  
Least poor quartile 11.2 31.6  
  0.4086 -0.0079 -0.4166
Concentration index (95% confidence interval) (0.1245, 0.6928) (-0.0726, 0.0567) (-0.7044, -0.1288)
Knows 3 or more newborn danger signs (12 signs total)    
Overall 13.4 60.1  
Poorest quartile 10.7 55.1  
2nd quartile 12.7 62.8  
3rd quartile 15.0 58.0  
Least poor quartile 15.2 64.4  
  0.1271 0.0328 -0.09423
Concentration index (95% confidence interval) (-0.0048, 0.2589) (-0.0012, 0.0669) (-0.2289, 0.0402)