Table 5

Position for delivery by study site

Variables

Referral

District

Regional

Coastal district

Total


N*

419

333

250

149

1151

Supine position (%)

398 (95)

331 (99.4)

250 (100)

149 (100)

1128 (98.0)

Sitting upright (%)

2 (0.5)

(0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

2 (0.2)

Squatting (%)

0 (0)

1 (0.3)

0 (0)

(0)

1 (0.1)

Would choose supine position (%)

336 (80.6)

303 (91.0)

209 (83.6)

147 (100)

995 (86.7)

Would choose sitting upright (%)

7 (1.7)

0 (0)

11 (4.4)

0 (0)

18 (1.6)

Would choose squatting (%)

3 (0.7)

2 (0.6)

1 (0.4)

0 (0)

6 (0.5)


* Sample size differs from original N for some variables due to missing data/non-responses. Source: Exit interviews

Lugina et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2004 4:3   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-4-3

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