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Table 1 PCC framework

From: Defining, conceptualizing, and measuring perceived maternal care quality in low- to high-income countries: a scoping review protocol

Criteria Description
Population • Women (and girls) of childbearing age (15-49)
• Pregnant women and girls (up to 40 weeks gestation regardless of pregnancy outcome)
• Postpartum women and girls (up to 1 year post-delivery)
Concept • All study designs focused on measuring the concept of “perceived maternal care quality”—women’s perceptions regarding the safety, effectiveness, timeliness, equity, and patient-centeredness of their antenatal, intrapartum, or postpartum care received in a medical facility
Context • Articles published in all countries regardless of income classification
• Evidence published up until recently
• Articles published in English language or with an English-language translation available