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Antenatal care satisfaction in a developing country: a cross-sectional study from Nigeria

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, March 2018
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Title
Antenatal care satisfaction in a developing country: a cross-sectional study from Nigeria
Published in
BMC Public Health, March 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5285-0
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Authors

Dumbiri J. Onyeajam, Sudha Xirasagar, Mahmud M. Khan, James W. Hardin, Oluwole Odutolu

Abstract

Utilization of Antenatal Care (ANC) is very low in Nigeria. Self-reported patient satisfaction may be useful to identify provider- and facility-specific factors that can be improved to increase ANC satisfaction and utilization. Exit interview data collected from ANC users and facility assessment survey data from 534 systematically selected facilities in four northern Nigerian states were used. Associations between patient satisfaction (satisfied, not-satisfied) and patient ratings of the provider's interactions, care processes, out-of-pocket costs, and quality of facility infrastructure were studied. Of 1336 mothers, 90% were satisfied with ANC. Patient satisfaction was positively associated with responsive service (prompt, unrushed service, convenient clinic hours and privacy during consultation, AOR 2.42, 95% CI 2.05-2.87), treatment-facilitation (medical care-related provider communication and ease of receiving medicines, AOR 2.03, 95% CI 1.46-2.80), equipment availability (AOR 1.10, 95% CI 1.01-1.21), staff empathy (AOR 1.82, 95% CI 1.03-3.23), non-discriminatory treatment regardless of patient's socioeconomic status (AOR: 1.87, 95% CI 1.09-3.22), provider assurance (courtesy and patient's confidence in provider's competence, AOR 1.48, 95% CI 1.26-1.75), and number of clinical examinations received (AOR 1.28, 95% CI 1.10-1.50). ANC satisfaction was negatively impacted by out-of-pocket payment for care (vs. free care, AOR 0.44, 95% CI 0.23-0.82). ANC satisfaction in Nigeria may be enhanced by improving responsiveness to clients, clinical care quality, ensuring equipment availability, optimizing easy access to medicines, and expanding free ANC services.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 187 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 52 28%
Student > Bachelor 27 14%
Student > Postgraduate 21 11%
Researcher 13 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 5%
Other 26 14%
Unknown 39 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 55 29%
Medicine and Dentistry 41 22%
Social Sciences 10 5%
Psychology 4 2%
Unspecified 3 2%
Other 21 11%
Unknown 53 28%

Attention Score in Context

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#7,821,177
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#6,349
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#150,507
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