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Table 4 Bivariate relationship between Postpartum Care and Perceived Social Support by subscale

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

Women centered variables Postpartum Care n (%) OR 95% C.I. Sig.
  N Yes No Lower Upper
PSS Friends 1167        
 Lower than the mean 520 103 (50.7) 417 (43.3) Referent     
 Mean and Higher 647 100 (49.3) 547 (56.7) 1.4 1.0 1.8 0.052  
PSS Significant Other 1180        
 Lower than the mean 607 131 (63.6) 476 (48.9) Referent     
 Mean and Higher 573 75 (36.4) 498 (51.1) 1.8 1.3 2.5 0.001 *
PSS Family 1161        
 Lower than the mean 668 145 (70.4) 523 (54.8) Referent     
 Mean and Higher 493 61 (29.6) 432 (45.2) 2.0 1.4 2.7 0.001 *
PSS Total 1124        
 Lower than the mean 581 127 (63.8) 454 (49.1) Referent     
 Mean and Higher 543 72 (36.2) 471 (50.9) 1.8 1.3 2.5 0.001 *
  1. * p < 0.05