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Table 1 Themes and number of quotations

From: Why rural women do not use primary health centres for pregnancy care: evidence from a qualitative study in Nigeria

Broad theme & number of quotations Sub-theme
Physical accessibility factors (n = 38) Bad road
Distance to facility
Facility not always open
Quality of Care (n = 123) Provider competence
Unfriendly attitude of providers
Fear of providers and preference for Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs)
Inadequate providers
Long waiting time
Inappropriate referral
Inadequate supply of drugs
PHC environment/facilities
Cost of Care (n = 49) Direct cost of care
Inability to pay
Informal payments
Other (n = 22) Husband support
Misinterpretation of signs of pregnancy complications