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Table 3 KMC perception, intended practice and knowledge of mothers at discharge

From: Perception and practice of Kangaroo Mother Care after discharge from hospital in Kumasi, Ghana: A longitudinal study

   Number Proportion  
   (n = 202) (%) 95% CI
Mother will continue practicing KMC at home? Yes 193 95.5 91.7-97.9
Mother will practice KMC at night? Yes 188 93.1 88.6-96.2
Mother will practice KMC outside her house? Yes 145 71.8 65.0-77.9
Cord not fallen off would not prevent KMC? Yes 177 87.6 82.3-91.8
KMC beneficial to mother? No 5 2.5 0.8-5.7
  Yes 193 95.5 91.7-97.9
  Not sure 4 2.0 0.5-5.0
KMC beneficial to baby? No 4 2.0 0.5-5.0
  Yes 194 96.0 92.3-98.3
  Not sure 4 2.0 0.5-5.0
Easy practicing KMC? No 75 37.0 30.4-44.2
  Yes 125 61.9 54.8-68.6
  Not sure 2 1.0 0.1-3.5
Spousal's knowledge of KMC? No 34 16.8 12.0-22.7
  Yes 166 82.2 76.2-87.2
  Not sure 2 1.0 0.1-3.5
Husband/helper to help practice KMC? No 44 21.8 16.3-28.1
  Yes 155 76.7 70.3-82.4
  Not sure 3 1.5 0.3-4.3
Husband to allow KMC practice at night? No 8 4.0 1.7-7.6
  Yes 176 87.1 81.7-91.4
  Not sure 18 8.9 5.4-13.7
Mother to recommend KMC to others? No 2 1.0 0.1-3.5
  Yes 198 98.0 95.0-99.5
  Not sure 2 1.0 0.1-3.5
Percieved community attitude towards KMC? Surprise 135 66.8 59.9-73.3
  Make Fun of 8 4.0 1.7-7.6
  To know more 19 9.4 5.8-14.3
  Supportive 4 2.0 0.5-5.0
  No Idea 36 17.8 12.8-23.8