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Table 1 Uptake of maternal health care services, Lusaka Urban community survey data [11]

From: Postpartum maternal morbidity requiring hospital admission in Lusaka, Zambia – a descriptive study

Uptake of maternal health care services % of women reporting (n = 946)
% of women with 5 or more antenatal check-ups 73%
Proportion of deliveries with a professional attendant 89.5%
% of women attending a postnatal check-up in the 6 weeks postpartum 84%
% of women reporting a "serious problem" in the antenatal or postpartum period who said that they had been able to get medical attention "as soon as they felt they had needed it" 85%