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Table 3 Most important reasons for unplanned delivery, Kaski, Nepal, 2012

From: Determinants of facility delivery after implementation of safer mother programme in Nepal: a prospective cohort study

Unplanned facility delivery (n = 75) Unplanned home delivery (n = 72)
Reasons Frequency Reasons Frequency
Developed complications at home 32 (42.7%) Labour too quick to reach health facility 53 (73.6%)
On health worker’s advice 33 (44%) Lack of transport or nearby facility 8 (11.1%)
On friends or neighbours’ advice 10 (13.3%) No one to accompany to facility 4 (5.6%)
   Family custom 7 (9.7%)