Table 4

Selected obstetric and PMTCT factors related to place of delivery among women who delivered in the last year, TBA survey, Murewa and Goromonzi districts, Zimbabwe, 2006, univariate analysis.

Selected characteristics

Women who delivered at home

(n = 208)

Women who delivered at a health facility

(n = 209)

P-value


Had received ANC services (> 1)/contact health centre

72.6%

91.0%

< 0.001

Pregnant women chose place of delivery

39.4%

63.6%

< 0.001

Basic knowledge on PMTCT

68.9%

71.2%

0.52

Knows where closest PMTCT site is located

57.4%

64.7%

0.11

Agree to disclosure HIV status to a TBA

61.5%

61.2%

0.96


ANC: antenatal care; PMTCT: prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV; TBA: traditional birth attendant

Perez et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:401   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-401

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