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Table 3 Dignity and respect

From: Dignity and respect during pregnancy and childbirth: a survey of the experience of disabled women

  n %
Do you think that your disability, impairment or health issue led to people treating you differently (n = 37)
 Yes 17 46%
 No 16 43%
 Don’t Know 4 11%
Do you feel that your disability, impairment or health issue automatically placed you at high risk (n = 37)
 Yes 11 30%
 No 21 57%
 Don’t Know / Other 5 13%
Do you think that reasonable adjustments or accommodations were made for you (n = 36)
 Yes 7 19%
 No 24 67%
 Don’t Know / Other 5 14%
Were you told that you were more likely to meet the same health care provider at each of your appointments because of your disability, impairment or health issue (n = 37)
 Yes 4 11%
 No 30 81%
 Don’t Know / Other 3 8%
Do you feel that communication was good throughout your experience (n = 37)
 Yes 11 30%
 No 19 51%
 Don’t Know / Other 7 19%
Do you feel that you experienced less favourable treatment because of your disability (n = 37)
 Yes 10 27%
 No 19 51%
 Don’t Know 8 22%
Do you feel that health care providers had appropriate attitudes to disability (n = 36)
 Yes 9 25%
 No 20 56%
 Don’t Know 7 19%