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Table 3 Health facility referral and place of delivery based on study site

From: Handheld ultrasound to avert maternal and neonatal deaths in 2 regions of the Philippines: an iBuntis® intervention study

Outcome parameter Total (N = 460) Urban Parañaque (N = 250) Rural Tagum (N = 210) p-value
Health facility referral (%)
 Hospital 52.4 56.8 47.1 0.11
 Birthing facility / Lying in 40.6 36.4 45.7  
 Home 7.0 6.8 7.2  
Place of delivery (%)
 Hospital
  Normal cases 32.6 32.4 32.9 0.046
  Abnormal cases 19.8 24.4 14.3  
 Birthing facility / Lying in
  Normal cases 30.7 24.8 37.6 0.02
  Abnormal cases 10.0 11.6 8.1  
 Home
  Normal cases 5.0 5.2 4.8 0.70
  Abnormal cases 2.0 1.6 2.4