Obstetrics and Gynecology International / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Perceptions and Practice of Labor Pain-Relief Methods among Health Professionals Conducting Delivery in Minia Maternity Units in Egypt

Table 4

Barriers to use of labor pain-relief methods in health care settings, using the four-point Likert scale.

BarriersN = 234
DisagreeStrongly agreeAgreeStrongly disagree

Patient-related factors186 (79.5%)21 (9%)27 (11.5%)0 (0%)
Clinician-related factors54 (23.1%)69 (29.5%)75 (32.1%)36 (15.4)
Hospital-related factors0 (0%)120 (51.3%)111 (47.4%)3 (1.3%)
Mixed12 (5.1%)153 (65.4%)21 (9%)48 (20.5%)