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Table 2 Magnitude of mistreatment during childbirth and postnatal period reported by women

From: Mistreatment during childbirth and postnatal period reported by women in Nepal —a multicentric prevalence study

Mistreatment variables No Yes Not applicable Don’t know
Abuse during labor or birth 99.2 0.8 0 0.0
Religious/cultural standards not met 9.1 90.9 0 0.0
Discharge less than 24 h after childbirth 49.1 50.9 0 0.0
Baby not examined in the presence of the women 58.8 40.6 0 0.7
Baby not examined before discharge 39.5 59.9 0 0.6
Not adequately informed on care provided 80.4 19.6 0 0.0
Not counseled on maternal danger signs 28.6 66.3 0 5.1
Not counseled on neonatal danger signs 24.1 73.7 0 2.3
Not counseled before discharge 24.6 75.4 0 0.0
Not counseled on exclusive breastfeeding 57.9 42.1 0 0.0
No opportunity to discuss any concern 84.3 15.7 0 0.0
Refusal to care due to inability to pay 92.4 1.5 0 6.1