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Table 1 Evaluation of women’s right indicators for receiving care at the health units in the targeted villages of the selected governorates

From: Enhancing the value of women’s reproductive rights through community based interventions in upper Egypt governorates: a randomized interventional study

Indicator El Fayoum Governorate Benisuef Governorate Total
Before
n = 520
After
n = 543
% Change Before
n = 480
After
n = 607
% Change Before
n = 1000
After
n = 1150
% Change
N (%) N (%) % N (%) N (%) % N (%) N (%) %
First: Health Card
 1. % of surveyed women who know their right to issue a health card once they know they are pregnant 37 7.4% 505 93.0% 85.6%* 82 16.4% 565 93.1% 76.7%* 119 11.9% 1070 93.0% 81.1%*
 2.% of surveyed women who know that the health card is obtained from the health unit 171 35.6% 440 81.0% 45.4%* 127 24.4% 498 82.0% 57.6%* 298 29.8% 938 81.6% 51.8%*
 3.% of surveyed women who know their right to have their delivery attended by a specialized doctor and in a hospital when experienced prolonged delivery 126 26.3% 410 75.5% 49.2%* 139 26.7% 483 79.6% 52.9%* 265 26.5% 893 77.7% 51.2%*
 4.% of surveyed women who actually possess a health card (from a total of 827 women exposed to pregnancy;363 before and 464 after) 143 39.4% 308 66.1% 26.7%* 229 49.4% 442 76.6% 27.2%* 372 45.0% 750 71.9% 26.9%*
 5.% of surveyed women who know their right to obtain at least two services out of the contents of the health carda 64 13.3% 295 54.3% 41.0%* 72 13.8% 354 58.3% 44.5%* 136 13.6% 649 56.4% 42.8%*
  1. *z test between two proportion, P < 0.05 is significant
  2. aThe most frequent two were: Health Card Contents: 1-Personal data (name, age, address) 2- Health status (e.g. weight, height, blood pressure, blood sugar) 3- History and circumstances of previous deliveries 4- Visits made to health unit and their results