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Table 2 Quarterly Patterns in Health Facility Delivery Service Utilization

From: The effect of Kenya’s free maternal health care policy on the utilization of health facility delivery services and maternal and neonatal mortality in public health facilities

  Slope 24 months pre-policy Slope 12 months pre-policy Slope 6 months pre-policy Slope 3 months pre-policy Slope 3 months post-policy Slope 6 months post- policy Slope 12 months post-policy Slope 24 months post-policy
All 77 facilities −13.13 (p = 0.63) −13.13 (p = 0.63) − 124.90 (p < 0.05) − 13.13 (p = 0.063) 111.77 (p < 0.05) 111.77 (p < 0.05) − 26.65 (p = 0.18) 124.90 (p < 0.05)
Urban-based facilities − 17.37 (p = 0.46) − 17.37 (p = 0.46) −77.10 (p < 0.05) −17.37 (p = 0.46) 59.74 (p < 0.05) 59.74 (p < 0.05) 111.77 (p < 0.05) 77.10 (p < 0.05)
Rural-based facilities 4.65 (p = 0.44) 4.65 (p = 0.44) −47.34 (p < 0.05) 4.65 (p = 0.44) 51.99 (p < 0.05) 51.99 (p < 0.05) 59.74 (p < 0.05) 47.34 (p < 0.05)
Maternity hospital −3.12 (p = 0.87) −3.12 (p = 0.85) 23.54 (0.45) −3.12 (p = 0.87) −26.66 (p < 0.052) − 26.66 (p < 0.05) 51.99 (p = 0.0) − 23.54 (p = 0.45)
Level 4 facilities 18.79 (p = 0.15) 18.79 (p = 0.15) −68.00 (p < 0.05) 18.79 (p = 0.15) 86.79 (p < 0.05) 86.789 (p < 0.05) 86.98 (p < 0.05) 68.00 (p < 0.05)
Level 5 facilities −19.59 (0.13) 19.59 (p = 0.13) −53.63 (p < 0.05) − 19.59 (p = 0.13) 34.04 (p < 0.05) 34.04 (p < 0.05) 34.04 (p < 0.05) 53.63 (p < 0.05)
Level 6 facility −0.75 (p = 0.87) − 0.76 (p = 0.09) − 0.76 (p < 0.05) 16.26 (p < 0.05) 16.26 (p < 0.05) 16.26 (p < 0.05) 16.26 (p < 0.05) 17.01 (p < 0.05)