Table 3 : Reasons for Accepting/Rejecting Reduced visits.


Reason for accepting reduced visits N=345 No/Percentage

Saves time 140 (41)
Healthy 64 (18.6)
Saves time and money 31 (9.0)
Will improve care 17 (5.0)
Reduce stress/anxiety/crowd 16 (4.6)
Doctors discretion 16 (4.6)
No reason 55 (16.0)

Reasons for rejecting reduced visits N=111 Number/Percentage

Monitoring of pregnancy 39 (35.1%)
Early detection of problems 24 (21.6)
Doctors preference 13 (11.7)
Allay Anxiety 11 (9.9)
Miss problem 9 (8.1%)
Satisfied with traditional method 9 (8.1%)
Other reasons 6 (5.4)

Ekott et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2017 4:1DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-4-1