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Table 2 Prenatal care utilization (N = 62)

From: Maternal health care utilization and the obstetric outcomes of undocumented women in Finland – a retrospective register-based study

  n (%)
Prenatal care provider
 Public maternity clinic 50 (81)
 Voluntary clinic for undocumented migrants, Global Clinic (GC) 2 (3)
 Partly a maternity clinic and GC 6 (10)
 No prenatal care 4 (6)
Prenatal visit before arrival to Finlanda
 Yes 10 (19)
 No 44 (81)
Reason for ending prenatal care a,b
 Yes 21 (35)
 Moved out of Finland 9 (15)
 Prenatal care continues at a private clinic or in another city 5 (8)
 Care denied 3 (5)
 Unknown reason 4 (7)
 No 39 (65)
First prenatal visit a
 1. trimester 22 (39)
 2. trimester 19 (34)
 3. trimester 15 (27)
Number of prenatal visits
 0–3 25 (40)
 4–7 19 (31)
 8–10 12 (19)
  ≥ 11 6 (10)
Number of missed prenatal visits a
 0 38 (70)
 1 7 (13)
 2 5 (9)
 3 4 (8)
Use of interpreter during prenatal visit a
 Family member 15 (25)
 Professional interpreter c 15 (25)
 Both family member and professional interpreter 8 (13)
 Interpreted not needed 19 (32)
 Interpreter not used 3 (5)
  1. a Missing data excluded
  2. b Two of the study population women were still pregnant during the data collection
  3. c Including translation via phone