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Table 3 Men Inclusion in Antenatal Care activities

From: Inclusion of men in maternal and safe motherhood services in inner-city communities in Ghana: evidence from a descriptive cross-sectional survey

Variable Frequency Percentage
Wife/partner attended (at least once) ANC during last/current pregnancy
 Yes 245 95.7
 No 2 0.8
 Don’t know 9 3.5
Accompany wife/partner (at least once) to ANC clinic during last/current pregnancy
 Yes 47 8.4
 No 209 81.6
Respondents’ knowledge on importance of ANC (n = 242)
 Ensures safe delivery 118 48.8
 Identify and prevent pregnancy complications 20 8.3
 Monitors the growth of the foetus 61 25.2
 Ensures good health and proper care of woman 43 17.8
Know health care services provided to pregnant women at ANC (n = 242)
 Yes 62 25.6
 No 180 74.4
Helps wife in her household chores in pregnancy
 Yes 135 52.7
 No 121 47.3
Household chores in which man assists wife (n = 135)?
 Washing clothes/dishes 114 84.4
 Cooking 13 9.6
 Bathing older children 8 5.9
Save money for safe delivery of wife/partner?
 Yes 254 99.2
 No 2 0.8
Arrange for transportation for wife to go to health facility for ANC
 Yes 216 84.4
 No 40 15.6