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Table 3 Place of last delivery and reasons, comparing grand multiparous (≥5 births) to parous women (1-4 births)

From: Reproductive health for refugees by refugees in Guinea III: maternal health

Variable Parous (%) G. Multipara (%) ORc (95%CI)
All parous respondents: n = 223 (100) n = 136 b (100)  
Place of last delivery
   Facility 144 (65) 105 (77)  
   Homea, d,e,g 79 (35) 31 (23) 1.85 (1.06-3.23)
If last delivered at facility: n = 144 (100) n = 105 (100)  
Reasons for facility delivery*,**
   Safetye,f 143 (99) 103 (98) 0.78 (0.11-5.37)
   Staff competenced,e,f 124 (86) 91 (88) 1.25 (0.49-3.19)
   Staff attituded-h 118 (82) 85 (81) 0.94 (0.48-1.83)
   Privacyd-f,h 113 (79) 72 (69) 0.54 (0.27-1.07)
   Referred by health staffd-f 79 (55) 57 (54) 0.97 (0.55-1.74)
   Nearness of facilityd-f,h 79 (55) 51 (48) 0.56 (0.31-1.04)
   Costsd-f 43 (30) 26 (25) 0.56 (0.28-1.12)
If last delivered at home: n = 79 (100) n = 31 (100)  
Reasons for home delivery*,**
   Distance to facilitye,f 74 (94) 29 (94) 0.80 (0.11-5.83)
   Privacyd-f,h 44 (56) 16 (52) 0.56 (0.18-1.75)
   Staff competenced,e,h 25 (32) 14 (45) 1.51 (0.49-4.67)
   Costsd-f,h 23 (29) 12 (39) 1.06 (0.43-2.60)
   Staff attitude 24 (30) 8 (26) 0.81 (0.25-2.61)
   Traditione,h 7 (9) 9 (29) 4.01 (0.80-20.15)
  1. NB: *prompting may have been used; ** multiple answers possible; ªSignificant p-value (p ≤ 0.05); b One participant was removed from analysis as she did not report where she delivered; c Adjusted for age, education, period of arrival, age at marriage, RHG exposure; d Adjusted OR excludes education; e Adjusted OR excludes period of arrival; f Adjusted OR excludes age at marriage; g Adjusted OR excludes age; h Adjusted OR excludes RHG exposure.