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Table 2 Respondents’ knowledge of danger signs in pregnancy

From: Awareness and practice of birth preparedness and complication readiness among pregnant women in the Bamenda Health District, Cameroon

Danger signs Number of responses
N = 345
Percentage (%)
Vaginal bleeding 255 73.9
Swollen hands/face/feet 23 6.7
Convulsion 18 5.2
Fever 73 21.2
Difficult breathing 39 11.3
Severe abdominal pain 140 40.6
Blurred vision 3 0.9
Severe weakness 21 6.1
Severe headache 23 6.7
Absence of foetal movement 60 17.4
Loss of consciousness 9 2.6
Amniotic fluid leaks 54 15.7
Others (severe vomiting) 7 2.0