Table 1

Place of delivery and attendance during delivery

Number of births (N = 240)

Percentage


Place of Delivery


In a room

138

57.5

Inside the house

84

35.0

Outside the house

9

3.7

Backyard of the house

6

2.5

Other

3

1.2


Attendant during delivery*


Neighbor

128

53.3

No attendant

38

15.8

Mother

13

5.4

Mother-in-law

12

5.0

Other family member

26

10.8

Auxiliary nurse midwife

8

3.3

Health assistant

7

2.9

Traditional birth attendant

13

5.4

Others

3

1.2


* More than one attendant may have been present

Sreeramareddy et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2006 6:27   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-6-27

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