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Table 4 Summary of results for HIV Negative (Category 1) and HIV positive women (category 2)

From: The role of Community Mobilization in maternal care provision for women in sub-Saharan Africa- A systematic review of studies using an experimental design

HIV negative (category 1)
 Process outcomes: Value reported Number of publications Publication reference number
 Health-enhancing behavioral Positive change (e.g. increased access to health facility, enhanced the pregnant women’s knowledge on how to handle maternal complications) 6 [15, 18, 27, 33, 36, 37]
 Outcome indicators
 Depression rate Reduced depression 3 [8, 17, 38]
 Maternal mortality Reduced maternal mortality 2 [17] [34]
 Hemorrhage/sepsis Reduced hemorrhage 1 [34]
HIV Positive (category 2)
 Process outcomes: Value reported Number of publications (%) Publication reference number
 Health-enhancing behavioral Positive change: increased maternal health knowledge, Increased utilization and access to health-enhancing resources e.g. antenatal & primary healthcare, PMTCT, information on safe delivery services) 5 [30, 31, 32, 35, 40]
 Outcome Indicators
 Depression rate Reduced depression 1 [30]
 Maternal mortality Reduced maternal mortality 0
 Hemorrhage/sepsis Reduced hemorrhage 0