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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of mother’s who gave birth at public health facilities in the west Shewa zone, Oromia region, central Ethiopia, 2018. (N = 567)

From: Respectful maternity care during labor and childbirth and associated factors among women who gave birth at health institutions in the West Shewa zone, Oromia region, Central Ethiopia

Characteristics Categories Number Percent (%)
Number of Parity Primi-para 150 26.5
2–3 211 37.2
≥ 4 206 36.3
Current pregnancy Intended/wanted Yes 507 89.4
No 60 10.6
Number of ANC follow ups No ANC follow up 30 5.3
Once to twice 90 15.9
Three times 176 31.0
Four and above 271 47.8
Providers discussed about place of delivery during ANC Yes 462 81.5
No 75 13.2
No ANC follow up 30 5.3
Discussed place of delivery with partner Yes 409 72.1
No 158 27.9
Visit type for current delivery New or My first time 225 39.7
Repeat Visits 298 52.6
Referred from other institution 44 7.8
Labor started Spontaneous 526 92.8
Induced 41 7.2
Duration spent on labor Less than 12 h 416 73.4
More than 12 h 151 26.6
Total current stay at Health facilities 12 h or less 277 48.9
13 to 24 h 147 25.9
25 h and above 143 25.2
Mode of Delivery Spontaneous vaginal delivery 453 79.9
Assisted vaginal Delivery 45 7.9
Cesarean section 69 12.2
Outcomes of delivery Alive 549 96.8
Stillbirth 18 3.2
Condition of mother during childbirth No complication 498 87.8
Had Complications 69 12.2
Time of delivery Day time 301 53.1
Nighttime 266 46.9
Who attended your delivery Midwife 420 74.1
Nurse or Health Officer 39 6.9
Doctors or Emergency Surgeon 108 19.0
Sex of Provider Male 287 50.6
Female 280 49.4
Procedures Done Episiotomy 142 25.0
Fundal pressure 65 11.5
Manual removal of placenta 24 4.2
Instrumental Delivery 39 6.9
Cesarean Section 69 12.2
Asked your consent before performing procedure Not asked me 79 13.9
Yes 240 42.3
No Procedure done for me 248 43.7
Number of attendants during childbirth One 73 12.9
Two 240 42.3
Three 111 19.6
Four and above 143 25.2
Anyone other than concerned provider gets access to see you during LAD Yes 92 16.2
No 475 83.8
There are cultural practices for mothers after delivery (Coffee or porridge) Yes 54 9.5
No 513 90.5
Admitted to maternity waiting home before labor started Yes 32 5.6
No 535 94.4
Do you want to have a child in the future Yes 433 76.4
No 134 23.6