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Table 3 Self-reported health behaviours of participants in the intervention arm (N = 52)

From: Antenatal health promotion via short message service at a Midwife Obstetrics Unit in South Africa: a mixed methods study

Question n (%)
  Yes No Don’t know Not applicable
Did you miss more than two clinic appointments? 4 (7.69) 48 (92.31) - -
Did you make sure you got the results of your pap smear? 34 (65.38) 9 (17.31) 2 (3.85) 7 (13.46)
Did you take folic acid and iron during your pregnancy? 48 (92.31) 3 (5.77) 1 (1.92) -
Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy? 1 (1.92) 51 (98.08) - -
Did you take drugs (such as tik, dagga, mandrax, heroin, cocaine etc.) during your pregnancy? - 52 (100) - -
Did you smoke (tobacco) during your pregnancy? 12 (23.08) 40 (76.92)   
Did you eat healthily during your pregnancy? 47 (90.38) 4 (7.69) 1 (1.92) -
Did you exercise/made sure you stayed fit during your pregnancy? 51 (98.08) 1 (1.92) - -
Did you take any prescription medication without discussing it with your health care provider during your pregnancy? 5 (9.62) 47 (90.38) - -