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Table 6 Observations of interactions between women and providers during antenatal services (N=203)

From: Program synergies and social relations: implications of integrating HIV testing and counselling into maternal health care on care seeking

Provider greets woman and her companion/relative with respect 89.7%
Provider speaks using easy, understandable local language 99.0%
Provider addresses the woman by her name/calls her ‘mama’ 93.1%
Women encouraged to ask questions during clinical session 66.5%
Provider respond to questions asked by women 20.8%
Provider thanks woman for coming to health facility for services 28.6%