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Table 4 ANC use, timing of first ANC visit, ANC place and provider in Zambia

From: Quality of antenatal care in Zambia: a national assessment

  Percentage
Number of ANC visits (n=4144)  
None 2.3
1 2.2
2 8.0
3 25.9
4 28.9
5+ 31.7
Don’t know 1.1
Month of first ANC visit (n=4050)  
1-2 3.5
3 15.1
4 27.1
5 28.4
6 18.0
7 6.0
8-9 1.5
Don’t know 0.3
ANC place (n=4048)  
Government hospital 11.3
Private hospital/clinic 1.1
Mission hospital/clinic 5.0
Health center 71.9
Health post 8.2
Own or other home 0.5
Other 2.0
Highest ANC provider (n=4052)  
Doctor 1.8
Nurse/midwife 90.5
Clinical officer 3.4
TBA 2.9
Other 1.4