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Table 4 Distribution of deliveries by skilled and non-skilled birth attendants and place of delivery

From: Birth attendance and magnitude of obstetric complications in Western Kenya: a retrospective case–control study

Delivery conducted by: Case (N = 294) (%) Control (N = 288) (%) p-value
Skilled births attendants (SBAs)  
Community midwife 34 15.7 49 17.0 0.655
Health provider at health facility 120 40.8 94 32.6 0.041
Non-skilled births attendants (non-SBAs)  
Traditional birth Attendant (TBA) 101 34.4 86 29.9 0.246
Relative/neighbour/friend 7 2.4 13 4.5 0.158
Self/own 20 6.8 46 16.0 <0.001
Place of delivery Case (N = 282) (%) Control (N = 288) (%)  
Facility 120 42.6 94 32.6 0.038
Home 162 57.4 194 67.4 0.038
Type of attendant during delivery Case (N = 294) % Control (N = 291) %  
Non-skilled 129 43.7 148 50.9 0.542
Skilled 166 56.3 143 49.1 0.084