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Table 5 Cross-sectional population post-intervention: Experiences with use of a kick chart (N = 235)*

From: Implementation of uniform information on fetal movement in a Norwegian population reduced delayed reporting of decreased fetal movement and stillbirths in primiparous women - a clinical quality improvement

Maternal experiences with use of a kick cart n (%) Recalled receipt of information about HOW to use the kick chart
n = 119 (63.3%)
OR (95% CI)†
P value Recalled receipt of information about WHY use the kick chart
n = 121 (66.5%)
OR (95% CI) †
P value
Kick counting was time-consuming 97 (41.3) 0.3 (0.1-0.7) 0.003 0.4 (0.2-0.9) 0.039
Kick counting stimulated to "get to know" the baby 71 (30.2) 2.2 (0.9-5.4) 0.099 1.7 (0.7-4.3) 0.251
Appreciated the visual presentation of the fetal activity 74 (31.5) 3.3 (1.3-8.4) 0.011 1.9 (0.7-4.9) 0.189
Kick counting induced too much focus on fetal activity 47 (20.0) 1.2 (0.5-3.0) 0.568 0.8 (0.4-1.9) 0.727
  1. * Denominators vary due to missing values.
  2. † Univariate regression analyses with 95% CI for the associations between the analyzed groups. Reference groups: women who did not recall receipt of information about how to and why use of a kick chart respectively.