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Table 5 Service utilization of mother and infant

From: Longer postpartum hospitalization options – who stays, who leaves, what changes?

Service Utilization TOMIS n = 875 TOMIS II n = 890 p-value
  No. % No. %  
Mother
   Community physician a 670 76.6 640 71.9 0.03
   ER 59 7.1 29 3.3 0.001
   Readmission 8 0.9 35 4.0 <0.001
Infant
   Community physician b 826 94.4 857 96.3 0.076
   ER 70 8.0 66 7.4 0.71
   Readmission c 35 4.0 40 4.5 0.69
  1. a includes family physicians, gynaecologists, and walk-in clinics; excludes exclusive ER or midwife contact
  2. b includes family physicians, paediatricians, and walk-in clinics; excludes exclusive ER or midwife contact
  3. c excludes day admissions for circumcisions