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Table 3 Percentage of respondents/mothers/caregivers with correct Thermal Protection related Newborn Care Practices (immediately after recent delivery)

From: Newborn thermal care in western Uttar Pradesh — gap analysis between knowledge and practices

Variable Respondents having correct practice Totala
Dhanaura Amroha Gajrola Gangeshwari Hasanpur Joya
After birth baby was placed in skin contact on belly/chest 51.9% 58.7% 68.4% 49.2% 66.1% 37.1% 53.6%
When was the baby placed in skin contact on belly/chest 51.6% 41.0% 56.1% 40.8% 57.7% 32.9% 44.5%
When was the baby wiped (dried) after delivery 61.9% 58.7% 75.4% 42.9% 40.0% 76.5% 60.2%
When was the baby wrapped with cloth after delivery 25.0% 31.3% 8.8% 9.5% 4.8% 38.8% 22.0%
How long after birth was baby bathed for first time 89.1% 91.6% 87.7% 68.3% 72.6% 82.7% 82.4%
  1. aPercentage of total study population