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Table 3 Essential neonatal care utilization pattern

From: Patterns and determinants of essential neonatal care utilization among underprivileged ethnic groups in Midwest Nepal: a mixed method study

Essential neonatal care Number (n = 362) Percent 95% CI
Four or more ANC visit 250 69.1 64.0–73.8
Planed for birth and its complications 156 43.1 37.9–48.4
Skilled care at birth 272 75.1 70.4–79.5
Social support during delivery 355 98.1 96.1–99.2
Immediate thermal care 283 78.2 73.6–82.3
Timely initiation of breastfeeding 237 65.5 60.3–70.4
Cord care 330 91.2 87.7–93.9
Exclusive BF (within 28 days) 263 72.7 67.7–77.2
Appropriate bathing time (after 24 h) 275 76.0 71.2–80.3
Received PNC check-up within 24 h (Immediate PNC) 282 77.9 73.3–82.1
At least one PNC after 24 h to 7 days 127 35.1 30.2–40.2
Overall neonatal care utilization 212 58.6 53.3–63.7