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Table 1 The antenatal care score

From: PRENACEL – a mHealth messaging system to complement antenatal care: a cluster randomized trial

Recommended antenatal care practices Points Repetition Total
Antenatal visits 5 6 30
Tetanus immunization 1 1 1
Hepatitis B immunization 1 1 1
Influenza immunization 1 1 1
TDAP immunization 1 1 1
Ferrous sulfate prescription 1 1 1
Folic acid prescription 1 1 1
Dental exam 1 1 1
Educational activities (groups) 1 1 1
Complete blood count 1 1 1
Blood type 1 1 1
Fasting blood glucose 1 1 1
Stool parasitology 1 1 1
Urinalysis 1 2 2
Urine culture 1 2 2
Toxoplasmosis test 1 1 1
Syphilis test 1 3 3
HIV test 1 3 3
Hepatitis B test 1 1 1
OGTT 75 g 1 1 1
Ultrasonography exam 1 1 1
Total    56
  1. TDAP immunization: tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis; OGTT 75 g: oral glucose tolerance test