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Table 3 Indicators of maternal care. Assis Brazil, Acre, 2003 and 2011

From: Prenatal care and childbirth assistance in Amazonian women before and after the Pacific Highway Construction (2003–2011): a cross-sectional study

Indicators 2003 2011 p valuea
N (154)b (%) N (412)b (%)
Had access to atal care      0.300
 no 10 6.50 18 4.40
 yes 144 93.50 394 95.60
Number of prenatal consultations      0.841
 less than 6 49 39.20 139 38.19
 equal to or greater than 6 76 60.80 225 61.81
Type of childbirth      0.138
 normal 125 82.78 326 79.13
 cesarean 26 17.22 86 20.87
Place of vaginal delivery      0.485
 in hospital 20 16.00 45 13.80
 outside hospital 105 84.00 281 86.20
Professional conducting the normal childbirth     < 0.001
 Nurse/midwife/other 101 82.11 110 33.74
 Medical doctor 22 17.89 216 66.26
  1. a Pearson’s chi-square test
  2. b The n may vary due to non-response (missing)