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Table 6 Use of community resources at 4 months postpartum: group comparisons

From: Comparing CenteringPregnancy® to standard prenatal care plus prenatal education

Community resource(s) used CPa
n=106
n (%)
PEa
n=619
n (%)
p-value
Local community health centre 44 (41.5) 338 (54.6) 0.013
“Growing Miracles” parenting resource book 38 (35.8) 286 (46.2) 0.048
Informal mom and tot groups 21 (19.8) 263 (42.5) <0.001
Local fitness, recreation or leisure centre 36 (34.0) 256 (41.4) 0.151
Local library 24 (22.6) 245 (39.6) 0.001
Television show about parenting 24 (22.6) 195 (31.5) 0.066
Free parenting magazine/newspaper 22 (20.8) 182 (29.4) 0.067
Parenting classes 20 (18.9) 205 (33.1) 0.003
Parenting group on the internet 14 (13.2) 118 (19.1) 0.149
Local church or spiritual leader, mentor, or organization 18 (17.0) 108 (17.4) 0.907
Wider variety of community resources (5 or more resources) 18 (17.0) 234 (37.8) <0.001
  1. a CP= CenteringPregnancy®; PE=Prenatal Education (plus individual prenatal care)