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Table 1 Place of delivery and type of attendant

From: Effectiveness of community based safe motherhood promoters in improving the utilization of obstetric care. The case of Mtwara Rural District in Tanzania

Place of delivery Mahurunga 2005-2006* (n = 136) Kitunguli 2005-2006* (n = 139) Kihimika 2005-2006* (n = 99) Tangazo 2005-2006* (n = 138) Total 2005-2006* (n = 512) Baseline 2004** (n = 258)
Institutional deliveries 65 (47.8%) 63 (45.3%) 34 (34.3%) 93 (67.4%) 255 (49.8%) 86 (33.3%)
Home Deliveries with a skilled attendant 2 (1.5%) 4 (2.9%) 0 2 (1.4%) 8 (1.6%) 2 (0.8%)
Total delivery with skilled attendant 67(49.3%) 67 (48.2%) 34 (34.3%) 95 (69%) 263 (51.4%) 88 (34.1%)
Home delivery with TBA 43 (31.5%) 46 (33.1) 41 (41.4%) 23 (16.7%) 153 (29.9%) 92 (35.7%)
Home delivery With Relatives 23 (17.0%) 26 (18.7%) 22 (22.2%) 18 (13.1%) 89 (17.3%) 78 (30.2%)
Delivery on the way to health facility 3 (2.2%) 0 2 (2.0%) 2 (1.4%) 7 (1.4%) -
  1. * 2-years period
  2. ** 1-year period