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Table 5 Associations between advice on facility delivery and place of delivery among married women

From: Association between social support and place of delivery: a cross-sectional study in Kericho, Western Kenya

  Home delivery Facility delivery  
  (N = 54) (N = 191)  
  N % N % P-valuea
Advised by mother-in-law      
Yes 5 9.6 47 90.4  
No 49 25.4 144 74.6 0.015
Advised by father-in-law      
Yes 1 100.0 0 0.0  
No 53 21.7 191 78.3 0.059
Advised by husband      
Yes 7 14.9 40 85.1  
No 47 23.7 151 76.3 0.189
Advised by sister-in-law      
Yes 0 0.0 3 100.0  
Nob 54 22.3 188 77.7 0.354
Advised by mother      
Yes 1 10.0 9 90.0  
No 53 22.6 182 77.4 0.348
Advised by father      
Yes 0   0   
No 54   191   
Advised by sister      
Yes 1 33.3 2 66.7  
Noc 53 21.9 189 78.1 0.653
Advised by neighbor      
Yes 2 40.0 3 60.0  
No 52 21.7 188 78.3 0.328
Advised by health staff      
Yes 27 17.4 128 82.6  
No 27 30.0 63 70.0 0.022
  1. aChi-square test.
  2. bIncluded women who did not have any sisters-in-law and who were therefore not advised to have a facility delivery by their sisters-in-law.
  3. cIncluded women who did not have any sisters and who were therefore not advised to have a facility delivery by their sisters.