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Research Article

Utilization of Maternal and Child Health Care Services by Primigravida Females in Urban and Rural Areas of India

Table 2

Comparison of variables between rural and urban area.

VariablesRuralUrban value

Person who had advised lady for ANC registration
 ANM63 (52.5%)0 (0%)102.4<0.01
 Doctor5 (4.2%)2 (1.7%)
 AWW4 (3.3%)0 (0%)
 Mother-in-law21 (17.5%)41 (34.2%)
 Sister-in-law2 (1.7%)13 (10.8%)
 Husband2 (1.7%)4 (3.3%)
 Mother18 (15%)37 (30.8%)
 Self5 (4.2%)18 (15%)
 Neighbours0 (0%)5 (4.2%)
Month of registration (months)
310 (8.3%)8 (6.7%)0.920.63
 3 to 6105 (87.5%)104 (86.7%)
65 (4.2%)8 (6.7%)
H/O abortion
 Yes13 (10.8%)23 (19.2%)3.270.07
 No107 (89.2%)97 (80.8%)
HIV counselling
 Yes25 (20.8%)76 (63.3%)46.32<0.01
 No80 (66.7%)41 (34.2%)
 Do not know15 (12.5%)3 (2.5%)
Reasons for delay in ANC registration beyond 2nd trimester
 Unaware about ANC clinic at native place0 (0%)6 (75%)
 Unaware of importance5 (100%)0 (0%)
 Not having ANC clinic near husband’s home0 (0%)2 (25%)
Reasons for abortion
 Dead foetus2 (15.4%)0 (0%)
 Lift heavy weight0 (0%)1 (4.3%)
 Abdominal pain0 (0%)2 (8.7%)
 Thyroid disease0 (0%)1 (4.3%)
 Unplanned pregnancy4 (30.8%)5 (21.7%)
 Unknown7 (53.8%)14 (60.9%)

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