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Table 2 Obstetric History & Interventions Received During Pregnancy

From: Essential newborn care practice at four primary health facilities in conflict affected areas of Bossaso, Somalia: a cross-sectional study

  n/N Proportion (95% CI)
Maternal Age
 15–18 years 23/253 9.1 (5.9–13.3)
 19–24 years 78/253 30.8 (25.2–36.9)
 ≥ 25 years 152/253 60.1 (53.8–66.2)
Gravidity
 Primigravida 50/253 19.8(15.0–25.2)
 Two or more pregnancies 203/253 80.2(74.8–85.0)
Antenatal Care (ANC)
 None 31/247 12.6(8.7–17.3)
 One to three ANC visits 181/247 73.2 (67.3–78.7)
 Four or more ANC visits 35/247 14.2(10.1–19.2)
Interventions during current pregnancy
 Tetanus toxoid vaccination
  None 78/250 31.2 (25.5–37.3)
  Received 1 TT doses 98/250 39.2 (33.1–45.6)
  Received ≥2 TT doses 74/250 29.6 (24.0–35.7)
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
 Had history of symptoms of UTI 179/253 70.8(64.7–76.3)
 Received antibiotics for symptoms of UTI 171/179 95.5(91.4–98.1)
Received test for Syphilis 23/253 9.1(5.9–13.3)
Received preventive treatment for Malaria (IPTp) 26/253 10.3(6.8–14.7)
  1. aMedian maternal age was 25 yrs. with interquartile range of 21 years - 30 years