Study population¶
Average number of routine ANC visits10.98.59.0
Delivery provider (%)
 MW77.60.50.2
 GP2.568.33.1
 OB18.226.193.9
 Other1.75.02.8
  • *Any involvement in ANC (2014/2015).36

  • †May differ from the ANC provider, preliminary data (2016/2017).37

  • ‡Based on guidelines produced by the College of Midwives of BC.13

  • §Residents must be eligible for provincial medical insurance (ie, Canadian citizens or permanent residents).

  • ¶Study population consisted of low-SEP women with low to moderate perinatal risk, 2005–2012, these data were unavailable for the total BC population.

  • ANC, antenatal care; BC, British Columbia; GP, general practitioner; MW, midwife; OB, obstetrician; SEP, socioeconomic position.