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Table 2 Average length of stay (in days) of women after childbirth in public-private health facility by type of delivery according to their background characteristics, 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)TotalVaginalC-section
PublicPrivateAllPublicPrivateAllPublicPrivateAll
Age  ***  ***  ***
 15–24 Years2.904.693.362.152.082.149.269.129.18
 25–29 Years2.954.713.472.122.312.169.118.258.60
 30–39 Years2.884.813.491.992.352.088.348.108.20
 > 40 Years2.294.822.961.722.021.786.878.277.70
Education  ***  ***  ***
 Illiterate2.133.862.421.751.561.728.199.688.92
 Primary2.684.353.002.071.862.049.209.319.25
 Secondary3.254.873.722.262.392.299.038.538.76
 Higher3.705.034.472.272.562.418.667.737.97
Place of Residence  ***  ***  ***
 Urban3.624.684.072.482.422.468.577.647.98
 Rural2.694.783.171.982.132.019.059.149.10
Religion  ***  ***  ***
 Hindu2.934.883.492.122.212.149.648.739.09
 Muslim2.814.193.241.902.101.957.147.767.44
 Others2.804.503.242.062.772.207.517.137.32
Caste  ***  ***  ***
 Schedule Castes3.004.733.362.152.122.159.818.689.26
 Schedule Tribes2.674.552.942.162.592.208.028.038.02
 Other backward class2.844.823.502.022.202.079.849.029.31
 Others3.064.583.672.082.202.118.187.737.89
Wealth quintile  ***  ***  ***
 Poorest2.044.192.281.721.651.719.0210.419.64
 Poorer2.634.682.952.061.872.038.9010.619.62
 Middle3.345.023.752.282.232.279.859.489.68
 Richer3.565.044.112.372.422.398.838.648.72
 Richest3.394.504.022.222.422.327.607.117.24
Parity  ***  ***  ***
 1st Parity3.375.113.962.302.472.348.918.278.53
 2nd Parity3.144.913.672.192.302.219.298.608.90
 3rd Parity2.343.992.731.901.951.917.768.508.18
 More Parity1.893.222.141.661.681.667.819.078.52
Any complication during delivery ***  ***  ***
 No2.834.563.322.072.202.108.968.348.60
 Yes3.004.963.572.112.302.158.798.578.66
Number of ANC  ***  ***  ***
 No visits2.244.412.691.722.131.7910.059.759.89
 1–3 visits2.314.242.751.771.811.788.939.109.03
 4 & more visits3.514.984.022.462.482.468.748.138.38
Received JSY Assistance  ***  ***  ***
 No3.444.714.052.382.232.329.128.378.60
 Yes2.515.092.611.902.501.918.589.858.75
N1,05,61542,5701,48,18592,96925,4781,18,44712,64617,09229,738
  1. p < 0.0001 *** based on two-way ANOVA