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Table 1 Proportions of check ups of parameters and prophylactic drugs recommended for every ANC visit

From: The quality of antenatal care in rural Tanzania: what is behind the number of visits?

Parameters Hospitals* (ANC visits = 127) First Level Health Facilities (ANC visits = 172) Total% (visits = 299)
% 95% CI % 95% CI
Weight 89 84 - 94 74 67 - 81 80
Blood pressure 98 96 - 99 78 72 - 84 87
Hb estimation 45 34 - 54 32 25 - 39 37
Albumin in urine 47 38 - 56 20 14 - 26 32
Glucose in urine 42 33 - 51 15 10 - 20 27
Iron tablets 77 70 - 84 45 38 - 54 59
Folate tablets 71 63 - 79 45 38 - 54 56
  1. NB: *Only data from the second phase of the study (cross sectional descriptive study) is included here; First Level Health Facilities = health centers & dispensaries.
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