Table 8

Health facility characteristics and induction of labor
Not Induced       Induced Significance
N   % N   %
Location
Urban 6137 71.9 2403 28.1 χ2 – 124.2 p = 0.000
Peri-urban 570 79.4 148 20.6
Rural 1245 85.0 219 15.0
Teaching facility?
No 3612 79.7 918 20.3 χ2 – 120.2 p = 0.000
Yes 4265 70.3 1799 29.7
Level of health facility
Primary 823 81.4 188 18.6 χ2 – 90.9 p = 0.000
Secondary 4411 74.4 1516 25.6
Tertiary 2086 69.3 926 30.7
Other 582 82.4 124 17.6
Are most patients charged fees?
No 2618 70.2 1113 29.8 p = 0.000; OR – 0.73; 95% CI (0.66 – 0.80)
Yes 5377 76.4 1663 23.6
Does caesarean section represent economic benefit to attending staff?
No 6161 74.2 2142 25.8 p = 0.000; OR – 1.27; 95% CI (1.13 – 1.42)
Yes 1248 69.4 549 30.6
Is caesarean section more expensive than normal delivery?
No 2007 69.9 863 30.1 p = 0.000; OR – 0.79; 95% CI (0.72 – 0.87)
Yes 4535 74.6 1544 25.4

Bukola et al.

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

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