Research Article

Awareness of Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness in Southeastern Nigeria

Table 2

History of last confinement.

History/eventFrequencyPercent (%)

Residence ( 𝑛 = 7 4 8 )
 Urban33644.9
 Rural41255.1

Place of last confinement (760)
 Hospital36848.4
 Church12816.8
 TBA14819.5
 Home11615.3

Approximate distance from hospital ( 𝑛 = 6 9 6 )
 <2 km34449.5
 2–5 km29642.5
 >5 km568.0

Means of transport ( 𝑛 = 7 3 6 )
 Taxi729.8
 Bus446.0
 Motor cycle47664.7
 Boat81.1
 Trekking12416.8
 Others121.6
 Non response729.8

Duration of labour ( 𝑛 = 7 3 6 )
 <12 hours46863.6
 12–24 hours20427.7
 >24 hours648.7

Mode of delivery ( 𝑛 = 7 1 6 )
 Vaginal62086.6
 Episiotomy324.5
 Caesarean section648.9
 Instrumental00.0