Skip to main content

Table 6 Socio-demographics and delivery characteristics of maternity patients whose care was observed as part of the Heshima project at baseline (2011) and endline (2014) in 13 facilities in Kenya, N = 1,200*

From: The effect of a multi-component intervention on disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Kenya

  Baseline (N = 677) Endline (N = 523)  
  % (n) % (n) p-valuea
Demographics
Age    
Mean (SD) 24.5 (5.1) 25.0 (5.4) 0.163
Parity
 0 43.5 (291) 43.9 (225)  
 1-2 45.6 (305) 44.6 (229)  
 3+ 10.9 (73) 11.5 (59)  
    0.925
Time of delivery
 Night 32.3 (217) 38.5 (200) 0.026
 Day 67.7 (454) 61.5 (319)  
Facility sector
 Government 94.2 (637) 91.4 (475)  
 Private/Faith based 5.8 (39) 8.7 (45) 0.053
Voucher status
 No vouchers 26.7 (181) 27.0 (141) 0.915
 Vouchers 73.3 (496) 73.0 (381)  
  1. *Missing values < 2 %
  2. aBased on chi-square test of association