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Table 2 Evaluation of women’s right indicators for receiving pregnancy care and follow-up at the health units in the targeted 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
Rate of Change Before
n = 480
After
n = 607
Rate of Change Before
n = 1000
After
n = 1150
Rate of Change
N (%) N (%) % N (%) N (%) % N (%) N (%) %
Second: Pregnancy Care and Follow- Up
 1. % of surveyed women who know their right to follow up their pregnancy with a specialized doctor, a trained nurse or at the health unita 256 86.5% 421 90.3% 3.8% 231 66.5% 500 86.25% 19.8%* 487 75.7% 921 88.0% 12.3%
 2. % of surveyed women who know their right to follow up their pregnancy not less than four times at the health unit** 210 43.8% 413 76.1% 32.3%* 231 44.4% 346 57.0% 12.6%* 441 44.1% 759 66.0% 21.9% *
 3. % of surveyed women who know at least two of their rights in health care during follow up at the health unit a 233 48.5% 383 70.5% 22.0%* 331 63.7% 436 71.8% 8.1% 564 56.4% 819 71.2% 14.8%*
 4.% of surveyed women who know at least two of their rights for having the laboratory investigations they should do at the heath unit at the beginning of pregnancyb 174 36.2% 366 67.4% 31.2%* 185 35.6% 336 55.4% 19.8%* 359 35.9% 702 61.0% 25.1%*
 5.. % of surveyed women who know their right to attend health education sessions at the health unit 96 20.0% 260 47.9% 27.9%* 162 31.2% 411 67.7% 36.5%* 258 25.8% 671 58.3% 32.5%*
 6. % of surveyed women who know at least two pregnancy complications which give them the right to go to the hospital immediatelyc 185 38.5% 406 74.8% 36.3%* 195 37.5% 395 65.1% 27.6%* 380 38.0% 801 69.7% 31.7%
  1. *z test between two proportion, P < 0.05 is significant
  2. a The most frequent mentioned two: Women’s rights in health care during follow-up:
  3. 1-weight and height measurement 2-laboratory investigations 3- tetanus vaccination 4- sugar analysis 5- X-ray
  4. bThe most frequent mentioned two: Women’s rights in the laboratory investigations they should do at the beginning of pregnancy: complete urine analysis – blood analysis – determination of blood group and Rh factor – thyroid gland tests
  5. cThe most frequent mentioned two: Pregnancy complications which give woman the right to go to the hospital immediately: severe headache and blurring of vision – rise of body temperature – convulsions – foul smelling vaginal discharge – vaginal bleeding even in small amounts or without pain