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Table 4 Factors related to process of care by ACT intervention group among all births

From: The global network antenatal corticosteroids trial: impact on stillbirth

Characteristic Pretrial Period Trial Period
Intervention Control Intervention Control
Deliveries, N 30,492 34,533 48,219 51,523
Antenatal Care     
Any antenatal care 28,743 (94.4) 32,801 (95.1)   
Number of antenatal visits Data not collected during pretrial period 45,374 48,052
 0 1,216 (2.7) 1,111 (2.3)
  > 3 24,663 (54.4) 25,491 (53.0)
Trimester of 1st antenatal visit 43,980 46,632
 1st 22,196 (50.5) 24,801 (53.2)
 2nd 14,648 (33.3) 14,059 (30.1)
 3rd 7,136 (16.2) 7,772 (16.7)
Administration of diagnosis tests or preventive care     
Syphilis or HIV test 21,944/30,435 (72.1) 24,071/34,446 (69.9) 37,975/47,961 (79.2) 40,343/51,185 (78.8)
Tetanus toxoid vaccine 26,892/30,422 (88.4) 30,467/34,478 (88.4) 40,313/47,980 (84.0) 44,453/51,219 (86.8)
Prenatal vitamin/iron 27,706/30,405 (91.1) 30,829/34,472 (89.4) 44,321/47,952 (92.4) 47,212/51,191 (92.2)
Delivery care     
Delivery attendant 30,490 34,531 48,215 51,519
 Physician 10,305 (33.8) 12,709 (36.8) 19,122 (39.7) 23,233 (45.1)
 Nurse/nurse midwife/LHW 10,348 (33.9) 10,094 (29.2) 18,166 (37.7) 15,366 (29.8)
 TBA/Family/Unattended 9,837 (32.2) 11,728 (34.0) 10,927 (22.7) 12,920 (25.1)
Delivery location 30,482 34,494 48,217 51,519
 Hospital 12,013 (39.4) 15,008 (43.5) 23,798 (49.4) 27,345 (53.1)
 Clinic 8,486 (27.8) 7,619 (22.1) 13,593 (28.2) 11,675 (22.7)
 Home/Other 9,983 (32.8) 11,867 (34.4) 10,826 (22.5) 12,499 (24.3)
C-section 3,001 (9.8) 3,279 (9.5) 7,133/48,218 (14.8) 7,655/51,520 (14.9)