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Table 2 Timing and frequency of prenatal visit, delivery care and time to initiation of breastfeeding by county

From: Predictors for neonatal death in the rural areas of Shaanxi Province of Northwestern China: a cross-sectional study

  County Total sample
  Xun Yi Bing Lin You Qian Yang Zhou Zhi
Number of pregnant women 949 919 956 937 945 4706
Number of prenatal visits during pregnancy, mean(SD)* 3.52(1.68) 3.43(1.67) 4.90(2.32) 6.58(3.04) 5.07(2.84) 4.67(2.63)
Number of prenatal visits in 0-3month of pregnancy 0.73(0.63) 0.77(0.67) 1.02(0.65) 1.23(0.76) 0.81(0.73) 0.91(0.71)
Number of prenatal visits in 4-6month of pregnancy 1.14(0.74) 1.05(0.78) 1.64(0.98) 2.20(1.15) 1.69(1.14) 1.54(1.05)
Number of prenatal visits after 7 month of pregnancy 1.66(1.01) 1.61(0.95) 2.24(1.34) 3.22(1.96) 2.56(1.82) 2.24(1.58)
Delivery place       
 Home 56(6.1) 38(4.2) 11(1.2) 4(0.4) 32(3.4) 141(3.0)
 Township 155(16.7) 134(14.6) 30(3.2) 5(0.5) 75(8.0) 399(8.6)
 County 648(69.9) 696(76.1) 882(92.7) 870(93.3) 785(83.6) 3881(83.2)
 Above county 68(7.3) 47(5.1) 28(2.9) 54(5.8) 47(5.0) 244(5.2)
Time to initiation of breastfeeding       
 No feeding 129(13.9) 166(18.7) 43(4.7) 87(10.8) 158(17.4) 583(13.2)
 ≤1 h 5(0.5) 4(0.5) 7(0.8) 36(4.5) 17(1.9) 69(1.6)
 1-24 h 48(5.2) 69(7.8) 184(20.2) 222(27.6) 154(17.0) 677(15.3)
 >24 h 744(80.4) 646(73.0) 678(74.3) 459(57.1) 577(63.7) 3104(70.0)
  1. *Reported as mean and SD (standard deviation).