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Table 2 Women’s Postpartum-related characteristics

From: Relationship between perceived social support and postpartum care attendance in three Latin American countries: a cross-sectional analytic study

Postpartum-related N % Complications of partum N %
Attended Postpartum Care 1199   Severe bleeding 1195  
 Yes 990 82.60 Yes 185 15.48
 No 209 17.40 No 1010 84.52
Place where received postpartum care 989   Very bad smell 1193  
 Public hospital 256 25.88 Yes 63 5.28
 Private hospital 188 19.01 No 1130 94.72
First level center 526 53.19 Infect surgery wounds 1194  
 My house 1 0.10 Yes 94 7.87
 Other place 15 1.52 No 1100 92.13
 Dispensary 3 0.30 Fainting 1192  
    Yes 98 8.22
Who provided postpartum care service 1121   No 1094 91.78
 Doctor or doctor assistant 843 75.20 Coma 1185  
 Clinical assistant 10 0.89 Yes 2 0.17
 Nurse 205 18.29 No 1183 99.83
 Midwife 4 0.36 High fever 1194  
 Pediatric helper 27 2.41 Yes 147 12.31
 Public health worker 19 1.69 No 1057 88.53
 Other 13 1.16 Painful urination 1190  
Days attended postpartum care 965   Yes 235 19.75
 0–3 days 213 22.07 No 955 80.25
 4–6 days 193 20.00 Pelvic pain 1195  
 7–10 days 381 39.48 Yes 366 30.63
  > 10 days 178 18.45 No 829 69.37
Days should attend postpartum care 957   Breast infection 1191  
 0–3 days 232 24.24 Yes 64 5.37
 4–6 days 207 21.63 No 1127 94.63
 7–10 days 362 37.83 Continuous urinary leak 1189  
  > 10 days 156 16.30 Yes 52 4.37
    No 1137 95.63
Breastfeed 1195   Fecal flow 1188  
 Yes 1126 94.23 Yes 3 0.25
 No 69 5.77 No 1185 99.75