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Table 4 Maternal and newborn danger signs recalled by patients by hospital category

From: Postnatal care education in health facilities in Accra, Ghana: perspectives of mothers and providers

  Maternal Danger Signs Newborn Danger Signs
Number recalled Regional Hospital* District Hospitals Sub-district Hospitals Regional Hospital District Hospitals Sub-district Hospitals
0 5 28 24 0 22 19
1 19 16 10 24 34 23
2 14 38 46 38 32 40
3 48 15 18 38 9 13
4 14 3 2 0 3 4
5 0 0 0 0 0 1
  1. Data are presented by the percent of patients who were unable or able to recall one or more maternal or newborn danger signs prior to hospital discharge. *Mothers in regional hospitals were significantly more likely to recall maternal danger signs (p < 0.01; chi-square)