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Table 1 Comparison of characteristics of antenatal care providers and clinics observed by clinic type (14 fixed and 31 mobile clinics)

From: Do mobile clinics provide high-quality antenatal care? A comparison of care delivery, knowledge outcomes and perception of quality of care between fixed and mobile clinics in central Haiti

  Fixed clinic providers (n = 24) Mobile clinic providers (n = 19) p-value
Number of times observeda
 1 time 21 (88%) 9 (47%) <.01*
  > 1 time 3 (13%) 10 (53%)
Providera
 Male 1 (4%) 2 (11%) .42
 Female 24 (96%) 16 (90%)
Level of traininga
 Doctor 1 (4%) 0 (0%) .09
 Nurse midwife 8 (33%) 1 (5%)
 Nurse 8 (33%) 8 (42%)
 Nurse assistant 7 (29%) 10 (53%)
Mean number of ANC consultations performed per day per clinic (range)b 14.8 (2–37) 20.4 (3–55) .12
  1. Percent might not add to 100% due to rounding
  2. *Statistically significant at p ≤ .05
  3. aSignificance testing performed using chi-squared test
  4. bSignificance testing performed using xtmixed adjusting for clinic, cluster and health care provider