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Table 2 Delivery characteristics by follow up time N (%)

From: Achieving community-based postpartum follow up in eastern Uganda: the field experience from the MamaMiso Study on antenatal distribution of misoprostol

Delivery participant characteristics n = 700
  On time follow up (n = 465) Late follow up (n = 235)
Home delivery 195 (41.9) 104 (44.3)
Used study medication 256 (55.1) 141 (60.0)
Skilled birth attendanta 269 (57.8) 134 (57.0)
Postnatal anemia (Hb < 9 g/dL)b 52 (11.2) 9 (3.8)
Self-reported heavy bleeding by pictorial 33 (7.1) 14 (6.0)
Neonatal death 12 (2.6) 10 (4.3)
Maternal complicationc 30 (6.5) 18 (7.7)
  1. aDefined as a doctor, midwife, or trained nurse
  2. bStatistically significant difference using Chi square test at 0.05 level
  3. cMaternal complications include: postpartum infection, postpartum consultation with health professional, postpartum admission to a health facility, surgery, and transfusion
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