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Table 4 Percentage of postpartum mothers on responses regarding infection prevention methods

From: Knowledge on postnatal care among postpartum mothers during discharge in maternity hospitals in Asmara: a cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequencyPercentage
Hand washing before perineal hygiene176.8
Hand washing after perineal hygiene2610.4
Hand washing after changing pads2710.8
Changing pads frequently9136.4
Changing pants frequently7228.8
General body hygiene17469.6
Wash with warm water and some salt17570.0
Washing after defecation8935.6
Washing after urination8232.8