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Table 2 Contact coverage and intervention-specific coverage of different routine MNH visits in Nepal, 2016

From: High coverage but low quality of maternal and newborn health services in the coverage cascade: who is benefitted and left behind in accessing better quality health services in Nepal?

A Contact coverage of MNH visits Frequency Yes (%)
  At least four or more ANC visits (N = 1978) 1401 71
  Institutional delivery (N = 1978) 1270 64
  Mothers and newborns received at least one PNC visit within 48 h of childbirth (N = 1978) 999 51
B Intervention-specific coverage of MNH visits (N = 1978)
a. Antenatal care interventions
1. ANC as per protocol 1078 55
2. Iron taken 1819 92
3. Iron taken for at least 180 days 810 41
4. Told to look for possible problems during pregnancy 1507 76
5. Told where to go if any pregnancy problems 1517 77
6. Told to get a postnatal check-up 1086 55
7. Advice for skilled birth attendance delivery 1419 72
8. Advice for health facility delivery 1536 78
9. ANC at health facilities 1751 89
10. ANC by skilled providers 1703 86
11. Full neonatal tetanus protection 1801 91
12. Albendazole is taken during pregnancy 1426 72
13. Blood pressure measured in ANC visits 1761 89
14. Urine test in pregnancy 1483 75
15. Blood test in pregnancy 1319 67
16. Prepared at least four birth preparedness items out of seven 786 40
17. Average coverage of all interventions of 4 ANC visits 73% (0.73 out of 1)
b. Institutional delivery interventions (N = 1978)
18. Delivery by skilled health attendants 1277 65
19. Received cash incentive 912 46
20. Injection oxytocin labour and after delivery 1021 52
21. Counselling for injection oxytocin labour and after delivery 568 29
22. Discharged after 12 h of health facility delivery 790 40
23. Dried before placenta out 1167 59
24. Wrapped before placenta out 1167 59
25. Skin to skin contact immediately 1070 54
26. Average coverage of all institutional delivery interventions 51% (0.51 out of 1)
c. Postnatal care interventions (N = 1978)
27. PNC of mothers within 2 days 1123 57
28. PNC of newborns within 2 days 1123 57
29. PNC newborns by trained health workers 1088 55
30. PNC of newborns at health facilities 1042 53
31. Examined cord care 803 41
32. Measured temperature 775 39
33. Counselling newborn danger signs 624 32
34. Counselled on breastfeeding 905 46
35. Observed breastfeeding 868 44
36. Observed for dangerous signs 542 27
37. Bathing 24 h after birth 888 45
38. Average coverage of all PNC interventions 46% (0.46 out of 1)
  1. Denominator for each intervention was women who had at least one live birth 2 years prior to the survey, i.e., 1978 women