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Table 1 Profile of study participants and labor wards

From: Is the policy of allowing a female labor companion feasible in developing countries? Results from a cross sectional study among Sri Lankan practitioners

Age of Obstetrician Number of practitioners
 Below 40 9 (13.2%)
 41 to 50 30 (44.1%)
 51 to 60 21 (30.9%)
 More than 60 7 (10.3%)
 Missing 1 (1.5%)
 Total 68 (100%)
Experience of the obstetrician
 Less than 5 years 2 (2.9%)
 6 to 15 years 30 (44.1%)
 16 to 25 years 19 (27.9%)
 More than 25 years 15 (22.1%)
 Missing 2 (2.9%)
 Total 68 (100%)
Number of deliveries (per month)
 Less than 100 5 (7.4%)
 100 to 200 11 (16.2%)
 200 to 300 17 (25%)
 More than 300 30 (44.1%)
 Not responded 5 (7.4%)
 Total 68 (100%)
Number of Labor room beds
 1 to 3 5 (7.4%)
 4 to 6 17 (25%)
 7 to 10 21 (30.1%)
 More than 10 20 (29.4%)
 Missing 5 (7.4%)
 Total 68 (100%)
Separation of beds
 Yes 48 (70.6%)
 No 15 (22.1%)
 Missing 5 (7.4%)
 Total 68 (100%)
Shared labor room with other Obstetricians
 Yes 40 (58.8%)
 No 23 (33.8%)
 Missing 5 (7.4%)
 Total 68 (100%)