Table 3.

Maternal Satisfaction Among Mother-Newborn Pairs in Randomized Trial of Home Versus Clinic Visits After Early Postpartum Discharge, Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento, 1996–1997

Number (%) of Mothers
Rating This Aspect of Care
as Excellent or Very Good
Relative
Risk
95% Confidence
Interval
P
Home Visit Group
(n = 580)
Clinic Visit Group
(n = 583)
Aspect of visit
Amount of time spent501 (88)275 (50)1.781.64 –1.93.001
Convenience522 (92)234 (42)2.182.00 –2.37.001
Preventive advice given444 (80)215 (44)1.831.66 –2.02.001
Caring attitude of provider512 (90)372 (67)1.341.26 –1.43.001
Skills and abilities of provider494 (87)349 (63)1.381.29 –1.48.001
Other aspects of care
Mother's care since hospital discharge369 (75)165 (47)1.601.43 –1.78.001
Newborn's care since hospital discharge491 (87)324 (59)1.481.38 –1.60.001
Overall care (from pregnancy to 2 weeks'
postpartum)
459 (80)389 (68)1.171.10 –1.26.001