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Table 1 Percent distribution of women by their length of stay (LoS) and average LoS after childbirth in public and private health facilities according to type of delivery, India, 2015-16

From: Length of stay after childbirth in India: a comparative study of public and private health institutions

Duration of Stay (in days)Total***Vaginal***C-section***
PublicPrivateAllPublicPrivateAllPublicPrivateAll
021.212.818.223.419.222.36.74.35.1
120.315.518.622.624.623.15.63.54.3
216.912.815.418.820.319.24.33.03.4
322.615.620.125.120.824.06.38.67.7
43.26.24.23.04.53.44.68.47.0
53.610.76.12.64.83.210.018.315.3
61.74.62.70.81.20.97.89.18.6
76.515.29.62.02.82.236.331.633.3
Above 74.06.85.01.81.81.818.513.315.2
Average2.94.73.42.12.22.18.98.58.6
Number of women1,05,61542,5701,48,18592,96925,4781,18,44712,64617,09229,738
  1. p < 0.0001 *** based on chi-square test