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Table 2 Utilization rate (%) of maternal services

From: “Can community level interventions have an impact on equity and utilization of maternal health care” – Evidence from rural Bangladesh

  Baseline (2008) Second survey (2010) Pre Difference Post Difference Impact
  Intervention Comparison Intervention Comparison DiD1 DiD2
One or more ANC 61.7 71 93.2 76.5 −9.3 16.7 26* 18.0*
Mean number of ANC visit 2.7 3 7.3 5.2 −0.3 2.1 2.4* 2.3*
4+ ANC 14.8 22.2 68.6 24.5 −7.4 44.1 51.5* 31*
ANC by medically trained provider** 38.5 53.6 34 54 −15.1 −20 −4.9* −1.1*
ANC by trained provider*** 58.5 63.2 91.4 59.5 −4.7 31.9 36.6* 30.6
Home delivery         
by untrained attendant 66.9 56.9 40.2 44.1 10 −3.9 −13.9* −10*
by trained attendant 20.7 26 41 33.1 −5.3 7.9 13.2* 9.6*
Normal Delivery at facility         
Public hospital 4.9 6.9 8 9.2 −2.0 −1.2 0.8 1.1
Private hospital 3 2.4 2.4 1.8 0.6 0.6 0.0 .01
C-Section Delivery         
in Public hospital 1.4 1.4 3.4 2.4 0.0 1 1 0.0
in private hospital 3.3 6.5 5.1 9.5 −3.2 −4.4 −1.2 0.0
PNC within 48 hours 15.4 25.1 52.4 20.3 −9.7 32.1 41.8* 19*
N 1,475 978 1,042 667     
  1. *Significance below 5% level; ** Medically trained provider (MTP) for ANC services includes: Doctor, Nurse, FWV, and SACMO; *** Trained provider for ANC services includes: Doctor, Nurse, FWV, SACMO and BRAC SK, 1 = Impact considering every population, the basic model, 2 = Impact after balancing with PSM.