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Table 5 Services and counselling received during ANC

From: Ante natal care (ANC) utilization, dietary practices and nutritional outcomes in pregnant and recently delivered women in urban slums of Delhi, India: an exploratory cross-sectional study

  Overall (n = 279) CPW (n = 144) RDW (n = 135)
Medical care    
Past history was asked 227 (81.4) 117 (81.3) 110 (81.5)
Physical examination 245 (87.8) 124 (86.1) 121 (89.6)
Body weight measured 235 (84.2) 120 (83.3) 115 (85.2)
Blood Pressure measured 247 (88.5) 126 (87.5) 121 (89.6)
Blood test done 229 (82) 110 (76.4) 119 (88.2)
Urine test done 226 (81) 107 (74.3) 119 (88.2)
IFA prescription given 230 (82.4) 113 (78.5) 117 (86.7)
Calcium prescription given 232 (83.2) 113 (78.5) 119 (88.2)
Counselling on ANC    
Regular follow-up 198 (71) 94 (65.3) 104 (77.1)
Hospital birthing 170 (60.9) 82 (56.9) 88 (65.2)
Importance of TT 217 (77.8) 104 (72.2) 113 (83.7)
Regular IFA 218 (78.1) 107 (74.3) 111 (82.2)
Diet 164 (58.8) 70 (48.6) 94 (69.6)
Breast feeding initiation 110 (39.4) 41 (28.5) 69 (51.1)
Exclusive breast feeding 118 (42.3) 45 (31.3) 73 (54.1)
Family planning 104 (37.3) 43 (29.9) 61 (45.2)
Counselling on dealing with symptoms    
Vomiting 86 (30.82) 38 (26.4) 48 (35.6)
Constipation 49 (17.6) 23 (15.9) 26 (19.3)
Gastric fullness 53 (19) 26 (18.1) 27 (20)
Pain 55 (19.8) 26 (18.2) 29 (21.5)
Swelling 56 (20.1) 26 (18.2) 30 (22.2)
Headache 67 (24.1) 29 (20.1) 38 (28.2)
Bleeding 72 (25.8) 33 (22.9) 39 (28.9)
Fatigue 83 (29.8) 37 (25.7) 46 (34.1)
  1. (CPW: Currently Pregnant Women, RDW: Recently Delivered Women, ANC- Antenatal care, TT: Tetanus Toxoid, IFA: Iron and Folic Acid).