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Table 3 Type of health facility where women delivered stratified by maternal and newborn postnatal health check between birth and facility discharge in Malawi, MDHS 2015–16

From: Influences of health facility type for delivery and experience of cesarean section on maternal and newborn postnatal care between birth and facility discharge in Malawi

 Maternal postnatal health check between birth and facility dischargeNewborn postnatal health check between birth and facility discharge
YesNoYesNo
N%N%N%N%
Type of health facility where women delivered***   ***   
Government hospital193052%175948%262672%101628%
Government health center/health post/others286042%392458%428664%245236%
private/CHAM/mission hospital63760%42040%81178%23422%
CHAM health center/blm/others29748%32452%42970%18130%
  1. Note
  2. ***p < 0.001
  3. Row percentages sum to 100%
  4. The weighted totals were 12,150 for maternal postnatal health check between birth and discharge and 12,033 for newborn postnatal health check between birth and discharge (most recent singleton births in facilities in the past 5 years)