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Table 5 Quantities of categories of support behaviours for overall study, n = 49

From: Measuring the quality and quantity of professional intrapartum support: testing a computerised systematic observation tool in the clinical setting

Behaviour category Study mean % Standard deviation Lowest frequency % Highest frequency %
Emotional Support 395.5 109.2 98.9 629.7
Informational Support 38.9 19.1 6 93
Advocacy 0.2 0.7 0 3.6
Tangible support 18.8 11.2 3.3 56.8
Partner support 7.5 7.3 0 35.7