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Table 4 Types of birth attendants according to 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
Obstetrician (%)
 Normal cases 33.3 32.4 34.3 0.03
 Abnormal cases 19.7 24.4 14.3  
 Total 53.0 56.8 48.6  
Midwife (%)
 Normal cases 30.0 24.8 36.2 0.03
 Abnormal cases 10.0 11.6 8.1  
 Total 40.0 36.4 44.3  
Traditional birth attendant (%)
 Normal cases 5.0 5.2 4.8 0.70
 Abnormal cases 2.0 1.6 2.4  
 Total 7.0 6.8 7.2