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Table 2 Distribution of delays observed at different phases among deceased women by selected socio-demographic and obstetric related characteristics (N=317)

From: Praying until death: revisiting three delays model to contextualize the socio-cultural factors associated with maternal deaths in a region with high prevalence of eclampsia in India

Characteristics Types of delays
Type 1 (n=154) Type 2 (n=107) Type 3 (n=60)
n % n % n %
Age at death
 <20 20 13.0 19 17.8 9 15.0
 20-24 57 37.0 42 39.3 30 50.0
 25-29 35 22.7 26 24.3 8 13.3
 >29 42 27.3 20 18.7 13 21.7
Place of residence
 Rural 137 89.0 98 91.6 54 90.0
 Urban 17 11.0 9 8.4 6 10.0
Religion
 Hindu 75 48.7 50 46.7 30 50.0
 Muslim 79 51.3 57 53.3 30 50.0
Gravidity
 Primigravida 49 31.8 35 32.7 23 38.3
 Gravida 2 41 26.6 39 36.4 17 28.3
 >2 Gravida 64 41.6 33 30.8 20 33.3
Parity
 Nullipara 50 32.5 37 34.6 24 40.0
 Primipara 48 31.2 39 36.4 17 28.3
 Multipara 56 36.4 31 29.0 19 31.7
No of living Children
 0 66 42.9 47 43.9 27 45.0
 1 39 25.3 34 31.8 15 25.0
 >1 49 31.8 26 24.3 18 30.0
Distance between home & final hospital
 <25 46 29.9 21 19.6 17 28.3
 25-49 57 37.0 32 29.9 14 23.3
 >49 51 33.1 54 50.5 29 48.3