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Table 1 Post delivery stay by delivery characteristics

From: “You should go so that others can come”; the role of facilities in determining an early departure after childbirth in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

  Stayed < 24 hour n (row %) Stayed ≥ 24 hours n (row %) P value
Delivery Type Normal vaginal delivery 692 (62.7) 413 (37.3) <0.001
Cesarean section 10 (10.5) 85 (89.5)
Assisted vaginal delivery 2 (40.0) 3 (60.0)
Delivery Complicationsa No 620 (61.2) 393 (38.8) <0.001
Yes 83 (44.1) 105 (55.9)
Birth Timing Preterm birth 9 (30.0) 21 (70.0) 0.001
Term 700 (59.5) 477 (40.5)
  1. asevere vaginal bleeding, eclampsia, obstructed labor, retention of placenta, severe anemia and loss of consciousness