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Table 2 Reported mistreatment among quantitative sample (N = 392)

From: Women’s status and experiences of mistreatment during childbirth in Uttar Pradesh: a mixed methods study using cultural health capital theory

Type of mistreatment Yes No Don’t know
Discrimination 66 (16.8 %) 282 (71.9 %) 44 (11.2 %)
Physical abuse 61 (15.5 %) 284 (72.5 %) 47 (12.0 %)
Verbal abuse 112 (28.6 %) 240 (61.2 %) 40 (10.2 %)
Threats to withhold treatment 48 (12.2 %) 294 (75.0 %) 50 (12.8 %)
Lack of information 18 (4.6 %) 311 (79.6 %) 63 (16.1 %)
Abandoned or ignored 40 (10.2 %) 298 (76.0 %) 54 (13.8 %)
Delivered alone 41 (10.5 %) 296 (75.5 %) 55 (14.0 %)
Choice of position denied 41 (10.5 %) 286 (72.9 %) 65 (16.6 %)
Companion not allowed 77 (19.6 %) 268 (68.4 %) 47 (12.0 %)
Requested payment or bribe 95 (24.2 %) 251 (64.0 %) 46 (11.7 %)
Unnecessary separation from baby 17 (4.3 %) 311 (79.3 %) 64 (16.3 %)