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Quality of antenatal care in Zambia: a national assessment

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, December 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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7 tweeters
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Title
Quality of antenatal care in Zambia: a national assessment
Published in
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, December 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-12-151
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Authors

Nicholas N A Kyei, Collins Chansa, Sabine Gabrysch

Abstract

Antenatal care (ANC) is one of the recommended interventions to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality. Yet in most Sub-Saharan African countries, high rates of ANC coverage coexist with high maternal and neonatal mortality. This disconnect has fueled calls to focus on the quality of ANC services. However, little conceptual or empirical work exists on the measurement of ANC quality at health facilities in low-income countries. We developed a classification tool and assessed the level of ANC service provision at health facilities in Zambia on a national scale and compared this to the quality of ANC received by expectant mothers.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Tanzania, United Republic of 2 <1%
Indonesia 2 <1%
Ghana 2 <1%
Burundi 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 321 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 93 28%
Researcher 39 12%
Student > Postgraduate 34 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 30 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 27 8%
Other 67 20%
Unknown 40 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 117 35%
Nursing and Health Professions 64 19%
Social Sciences 46 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 3%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 7 2%
Other 34 10%
Unknown 52 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 June 2017.
All research outputs
#3,476,452
of 21,765,082 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#925
of 3,948 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#41,680
of 294,517 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#36
of 158 outputs
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