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Determinants of Maternal Death in a Pastoralist Area of Borena Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: Unmatched Case-Control Study

Table 5

Three delays for maternal death and its elements at pastoralist area of Borena zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia, 2017.

Delays and its elementsFrequency (%)
YesNo

Delay 1 (delay in recognizing and seeking care)
Traditional practices (n = 59)39 (66)20 (34)
Lack of decision to go to a health facility (n = 59)55 (93)4 (7)
Failure of recognition of the problem (n = 59)52 (88)7 (12)
Delayed referral from home (n = 54)46 (85)8 (15)

Delay 2 (delays in reaching care)
Delayed arrival to referred facility (n = 44)25 (57)19 (43)
Lack of roads (n = 47)17 (36)30 (64)
Lack of transportation (n = 46)29 (63)17 (37)
No facility within reasonable distance (n = 46)20 (43)26 (56)
Lack of money for transport (n = 46)8 (17)38 (83)

Delay 3 (delay in receiving appropriate care)
Delayed arrival to the next facility from another facility on referral (n = 35)18 (51)17 (49)
Delayed or lacking supplies and equipment (n = 34)21 (62)13 (38)
Delayed management after admission (n = 34)10 (29)24 (71)
Human error or mismanagement (n = 33)1 (3)32 (97)

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