The Scientific World Journal / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Family Centered Approach in Primary Health Care: Experience from an Urban Area of Mangalore, India

Table 4

Key study variables before and after the implementation of family centered approach (FCA) in the study area.

Study variablePre-FCAPost-FCA

Proportion of houses using bed net ()21.26234.26<0.001
Proportion of houses with wire meshed windows ()19.85830.67<0.001
Incidence of malaria (per 1000 population)1509017.045<0.001
Proportion of eligible couples who ever practiced any method of family planning ()12.6328.6350.003
Proportion of pregnant and lactating women who ate one extra meal ()52717.6230.006
Proportion of under five children with ADD in the last fifteen days ()4329.24.1280.04

FCA: family centered approach.
Post-FCA assessment was done on 106 families/households selected by systematic random sampling.