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Table 5 Male involvement in maternal and newborn care

From: Maternal and newborn healthcare practices: assessment of the uptake of lifesaving services in Hoima District, Uganda

Male involvement in the six aspects of maternal and newborn care (691) N %
None 146 21.1%
 1–3 323 46.7%
 4–5 145 21.0%
 6 77 11.1%
Practices of male partner in pregnancy care and immediate newborn care
 Assists with home and child care 363 52.5%
 Allocates money to healthcare needs 440 63.7%
 Provides a domestic helper 340 49.2%
 Encourages women to seek healthcare 276 39.9%
 Accompanies women to healthcare 255 36.9%
 HIV counselling and support together 181 26.2%