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Table 3 Rate of BPCR among male partners

From: Male partner involvement in birth preparedness, complication readiness and obstetric emergencies in Sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review

Standardised measurement of BPCR n (%) Study specific measurement of BPCR n (%)
Birth preparedness and complication readiness Tanzania (n = 756) [37] Ethiopia (n = 824) [30] Ethiopia (n = 592) [31] Nigeria (n = 382) [42] Ethiopia (n = 406) [28] Ethiopia (n = 398) [29] Ghana (n = 256) [32] Rwanda (n = 396) [36] Tanzania (n = 121) [38] Malawi (n = 389) [41]
Identified birth kit 394 (54.3%) 309 (37.5%) NR NR 354 (86.5%) 301 (80%) NR NR NR NR
Saved money for healthcare/ emergency 342 (47.2%) 218 (26.5%) 446 (75.3%) 76 (19.5%) 158 (39.6%) 287 (76.3%)/ 215 (57%) 254 (99%) NR 62.9% NR
Identified transport 74 (10.2%) 91 (11%) 357 (60.3%) 94 (24.2%) 178 (44.6%) 246 (65.4%) NR 242 (69%) NR 99%
Identified birthplace/ where to go in emergency 13 (1.8%) 25 (3%) 437 (73.8%) NR 218 (54.6%) 234 (62.2%) NR NR NR 82.9%
Identified skilled birth attendant 6 (0.8%) 67 (8.1%) 242 (40.9%) 24 (6.2%) 117 (29.3%) 123 (32.7%) NR NR NR NR
Identified blood donor 1 (0.1%) 3 (.4%) 108 (18.2%) 3 (.8%) 190 (47.6%) 65 (17.3%) NR NR NR NR
Made no preparations 205 (28.3%) 256 (31.1%) NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Made one preparation (43.7%) 363 (44.1%) NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Made at least three preparations 87 (11.2%) 82 (9.9%) NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Made five or more preparations NR NR 324 (54.7%) NR 187 (46.9%) 227 (60.4%) NR NR NR NR
  1. NR Not reported