Table 1

Onset of labor by country
Country/Region Spontaneous onset of labor Induction of labor No labor Total
N % N % N %
Angola 6003 93.5 322 5.0 97 1.5 6422
*DRC 8404 93.3 462 5.1 142 1.6 9008
Algeria 13795 86.8 1073 6.8 1019 6.4 15887
Kenya 18813 92.6 792 3.9 720 3.5 20325
Niger 8279 98.2 118 1.4 38 0.5 8435
Nigeria 8249 89.8 577 6.3 364 4.0 9190
Uganda 13422 95.2 356 2.5 323 2.3 14101
Africa 76965 92.3 3700 4.4 2703 3.2 83368

*DRC - Democratic Republic of Congo.

Bukola et al.

Bukola et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:722   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-722

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