Journal of Pregnancy / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Determinants of Men’s Involvement in Maternity Care in Dodoma Region, Central Tanzania

Table 2

Proportion of respondents involved in the four activities used to measure the level of men’s in maternity care.

Level of involvementFrequency (%)

During antenatal period
Accompanies partner to the health care facility612 (63.4)
Provides physical support to his partner747 (77.3)
Involved in planning for seeking care860 (89.0)
Discusses maternal health issues with her health care providers227 (23.5)

During delivery (natal) period
Accompanies partner to the health care facility15 (1.6)
Provides physical support to his partner794 (82.2)
Involved in planning for seeking care850 (88.0)
Discusses maternal health issues with her health care providers190 (19.7)

During postnatal period
Accompanies partner to the health care facility619 (64.1)
Provides physical support to his partner794 (82.2)
Involved in planning for seeking care871 (90.2)
Discusses maternal health issues with her health care providers203 (21.0)

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