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2015 Scottish Maternity Care Survey Technical Report

Published: 15 Dec 2015
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781785448935

This report provides information on the technical aspects of the 2015 Maternity Care Survey, including development, implementation, analysis and reporting.

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Contents
2015 Scottish Maternity Care Survey Technical Report
Annex A Per cent positive, partially positive and negative results

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Annex A Per cent positive, partially positive and negative results

The table below shows which answers were classed as positive and which were classed as negative.

Answers such as or “No, but I did not mind” or “Yes, sometimes” and “Fair” were treated as partially positive. Other answers such as “can’t remember / don’t know” were excluded from the analysis.

The table also shows how many respondents there nationally were for each of the per cent positive questions.

Table 8 Number of respondents to the per cent positive questions

Codes for categories Number of Respondents
Question Question text Positive Neutral Negative Exclude
B6 Did you get enough information from either a midwife or doctor to help you decide where to have your baby? 1 2 3 4,5 2033
B7 During your pregnancy were you given a choice about where your antenatal check-ups would take place? 1 2 3 2030
B9 If you saw a midwife for your antenatal check-ups, did you see the same one every time? 1,2 3 4,5,6 2029
B10 Did you have a named midwife? 1 2 3,4 5 2027
B11 During your antenatal check-ups, were you given enough time to ask questions or discuss your pregnancy? 1 2 3 4 2034
B12 During your antenatal check-ups, were you listened to? 1 2 3 4 2031
B13 During your antenatal check-ups, were your personal circumstances taken into account? 1 2 3 4 2033
B14 During your pregnancy, did you have a discussion with a Health Visitor? 1 2,3 4,5 2014
B15 During your pregnancy, did you have a telephone number for a midwife or midwifery team that you could contact? 1 2 3 2033
B16 During your pregnancy, if you contacted a midwife or the midwifery team, were you given the help you needed? 1 2 3 4,5 2031
B17 Thinking about your antenatal care, were you spoken to in a way you could understand? 1 2 3 4 2032
B18 Thinking about your antenatal care, were you involved enough in decisions about your care? 1 2 3,4 5 2027
B19 Overall, how would you rate your antenatal care? 1,2 3 4,5 2028
C1 At the very start of your labour, did you feel that you were given appropriate advice and support when you contacted a midwife or the hospital? 1 2 3 1834
C2 During your labour, were you able to move around and choose the position that made you most comfortable? 1 2 3 4 1791
C3 During your pregnancy, were you given enough information about the pain relief you could use when giving birth? 1 2 3 4,5 1808
C4 Did you feel that you had enough help to enable you to cope with your pain during labour? 1 2 3 4 1791
C10 Did the staff caring for you introduce themselves? 1 2 3 4 2023
C11 If your partner or someone else close to you was involved in your care during labour and birth, were they able to be involved as much as they wanted? 1 2 3,4,5 2026
C13 If you raised a concern during labour and birth, did you feel that it was taken seriously? 1 2 3 864
C14 When you called / asked for assistance during labour and birth did you receive it within a reasonable time? 1 2 3 4,5 2005
C15 Thinking about your care during labour and birth, were you spoken to in a way you could understand? 1 2 3 4 2023
C16 Thinking about your care during labour and birth, were you involved enough in decisions about your care? 1 2 3 4,5 2016
C17 Thinking about your care during labour and birth, were you treated with respect and dignity? 1 2 3 4 2023
C18 Did you have confidence and trust in the staff caring for you during your labour and birth? 1 2 3 4 2020
C19 Overall, how would you rate the care you received during your labour and birth? 1,2 3 4,5 2015
D2 Looking back, do you feel that the length of your stay in hospital after the birth was... 1 2,3 4 1986
D3 Thinking about the care you received in hospital after the birth of your baby, were you given the information or explanations you needed? 1 2 3 4 1990
D4 Thinking about the care you received in hospital after the birth of your baby, were you treated with kindness and understanding? 1 2 3 4 1987
D6 Thinking about your stay in hospital, how clean was the hospital room or ward you were in? 1 2 3,4 5 1991
D7 Thinking about your stay in hospital, how clean were the toilets and bathrooms you used? 1 2 3,4 5,6 1991
D8 Overall, how would you rate the care you received in hospital after the birth? 1,2 3 4,5 1977
E1 During your pregnancy did midwives or the midwifery team provide relevant information about feeding your baby? 1 2 3 4,5 2014
E4 Were your decisions about how you wanted to feed your baby respected by staff? 1 2 3 4 2010
E5 Did you feel that midwives and other health professionals gave you consistent advice about feeding your baby? 1 2 3 4,5,6 2012
E6 Did you feel that midwives and other health professionals gave you active support and encouragement about feeding your baby? 1 2 3 4,5 2010
F1 When you were at home after the birth of your baby, did you have a telephone number for a midwife or midwifery team that you could contact? 1 2 3 2019
F2 If you contacted a midwife or midwifery team were you given the help you needed? 1 2 3,4 5 2014
F3 Since your baby’s birth have you been visited at home by a midwife? 1 2 3 4,5 2017
F5 Was it convenient for you to see a midwife at a clinic? 1 2 3 4 578
F7 If you saw a midwife for your care at home or in a clinic, after birth, did you see the same one every time? 1,2 3 4,5 2006
F8 Did you see your named midwife at home or in a clinic after birth? 2 3 4 1,5 2004
F10 Would you have liked to have seen a midwife... 3 1,2 2003
F11 Did you feel that the midwife or midwives that you saw always listened to you? 1 2 3 4 2015
F12 Did the midwife or midwives that you saw take your personal circumstances into account when giving you advice? 1 2 3 4,5 2014
F13 Did you have confidence and trust in the midwives and midwifery team you saw after going home? 1 2 3 4 2015
F14 Did you see the same midwife for both your antenatal and postnatal care? 1 2 3,4 5 2012
F15 In the six weeks after the birth of your baby did you receive help and advice from health professionals about your baby’s health and progress? 1 2 3 4,5 2020
F16 In the six weeks after the birth of your baby did you receive help and advice from a midwife or health visitor about feeding your baby? 1 2 3 4,5 2014
F17 Did a midwife tell you that you would need to arrange a postnatal check-up of your own health? 1 2 3 2017
F18 Were you given enough information about your own physical recovery after the birth? 1 2 3 4,5 2018
F19 Were you given enough information about any emotional changes you might experience after the birth? 1 2 3 4,5 2016
F20 Were you told who you could contact if you needed advice about emotional changes you might experience after the birth? 1 2 3 2020
F22 Overall, how would you rate the care you received at home after the birth? 1,2 3 4,5 2012

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