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Table 8 Social support after stillbirth descriptive statistics at ego level

From: The role and attributes of social networks in the provision of support to women after stillbirth: experiences from Uganda

Variable Category KR001
N (%)
NF004
N (%)
NH005
N (%)
NE007
N (%)
NK008
N (%)
NJ009
N (%)
Count on alter for support Not at all 4 (20) 8 (40) 8 (40) 5 (25) 6 (30) 7 (35)
A little bit 8 (40) 6 (30) 11 (55) 10 (50) 12 (60) 10 (50)
Very much 8 (40) 6 (30) 1 (5) 5 (25) 2 (10) 3 (15)
Type of social support Material (yes) 9 (45) 8 (40) 6 (30) 17 (85) 14 (70) 2 (10)
Financial (yes) 4 (20) 9 (45) 8 (40) 18 (90) 17 (85) 3 (15)
Emotional (yes) 17 (85) 19 (95) 20 (100) 20 (100) 19 (95) 20 (100)
Instrumental (yes) 10 (50) 9 (45) 9 (45) 18 (90) 13 (65) 6 (30)
Information (yes) 17 (85) 20 (100) 14 (70) 17 (85) 15 (75) 9 (45)
Frequency of contact About every day 9 (45) 2 (10) 4 (20) 6 (30) 3 (15) 6 (30)
Once a week 3 (15) 13 (65) 8 (40) 6 (30) 11 (55) 4 (20)
Once a month 4 (20) 3 (15) 7 (35) 7 (35) 4 (20) 5 (25)
Once in 3 months 2 (10) 2 (10) 1 (5) 1 (5) 1 (5) 5 (25)
Once in 6 months 2 (10) 1 (5)
Emotional closeness Not at all 6 (30) 2 (10) 10 (50) 5 (25) 6 (30) 4 (20)
Somewhat close 7 (35) 11 (55) 8 (40) 9 (45) 12 (60) 11 (55)
Very close 7 (35) 7 (35) 2 (10) 6 (30) 2 (10) 5 (25)
How alter got to know about stillbirth news Told them myself 8 (40) 9 (45) 5 (25) 3 (15) 3 (15) 4 (20)
Knew by themselves 2 (10) 1 (5) 2 (10) 1 (5) 6 (30) 6 (30)
Through network members 7 (35) 10 (50) 13 (65) 16 (80) 11 (55) 10 (50)
Other means 3 (15)
Change in friendship after stillbirth As before 11 (55) 11 (55) 11 (55) 7 (35) 13 (65) 18 (90)
Better now 8 (40) 9 (45) 8 (40) 13 (65) 7 (35) 2 (10)
Worse than before 1 (5) 1 (5)