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Table 2 Attendance at antenatal clinics (n = 530)

From: Determinants of timely uptake of ITN and SP (IPT) and pregnancy time protected against malaria in Bukoba, Tanzania

Characteristics Number Percentage
First visit (time in weeks)
≤18 weeks of gestation 138 26.0
>18 weeks of gestation 392 74.0
Influence to make a visit
Self 412 77.7
Husband 96 18.1
Othersa 22 4.2
Time of walking to the health facility (minutes)
≤30 353 66.6
31–60 160 30.2
>60 17 3.2
ANC visit
One 1 0.2
Two 53 10.0
Three or more 476 89.8
  1. aOthers include mothers, friends and radio