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Table 4 Care-seeking practices amongst participating mothers at baseline and follow-up household surveys household survey T1 and T2

From: A continuous quality improvement intervention to improve the effectiveness of community health workers providing care to mothers and children: a cluster randomised controlled trial in South Africa

  Baseline household survey Follow-up household survey Change—I-C, T1–T2
N (%) OR (95% CI) N (%) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
In past 6 months failed to go to the clinic for any reason
 Control 92/370 (24.9%) Reference 97/310 (31.3%) Reference  
 Intervention 73/366 (20.0%) 0.71 (0.43–1.1), p value = 0.16 64/296 (21.6%) 0.55 (0.33–0.90), p value = 0.02 0.77 (0.46–1.3), p value = 0.34
In past 6 months, your child/ren needed to go to clinic but failed to go for any reason
 Control 78/370 (21.1%) Reference 76/310 (24.5%) Reference  
 Intervention 65/366 (17.8%) 0.78 (0.47–1.3), p value = 0.33 46/296 (15.5%) 0.53 (0.31–0.91), p value = 0.02 0.68 (0.38–1.2), p value = 0.18