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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of women enrolled in the satisfaction study, according to ANC model

From: Are women and providers satisfied with antenatal care? Views on a standard and a simplified, evidence-based model of care in four developing countries

Women's Characteristics New ANC (n = 790) Standard ANC (n = 748)
  % Mean (STD) % Mean(STD)
Married/stable union 95   93  
Education (less than primary) 16   17  
Smoking during pregnancy 9.5   11  
Substance abuse 0.4   0  
Ratio of persons/room   2.4 (1.3)   2.3 (1.1)
Maternal age (years)   25.5 (5.8)   25.8 (5.6)
Surgery 1.8   0.8  
Any previous LBW (<2500 g) 3.9   4  
Any previous abortions 30   34  
Any previous stillbirths or neonatal losses 3.8   4  
PRESENT PREGNANCY:     
Iso-Immunization Rh (-) 1.3   0.3  
Vaginal bleeding first trimester 2.4   1.7  
LMP unknown 4.3   3.3  
Nulliparae 25   27  
Primigravidae 29   29  
Maternal height (cm)   157 (6.6)   156 (6.4)
Maternal weight at first visit (kg)   59.2 (12.6)   58.9 (11.8)
Gestational age at first ANC visit (weeks)   13 (5.7)   12.4 (5)
Late booking for ANC (>28 weeks at first visit) 2.7   1.7