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Table 5 Management and referral of obstetric complications of cases

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

Place of delivery Managed Referred P-value
  207 (%) 82 (%)  
Home 93 (44.9) 75 (91.5) <0.001
Facility 114 (55.1) 7 (8.5)
If managed, what did the provider do? N = (190) (%)
Discussed the problem and reassured patient 36 19.0
Gave drugs/stabilised patient 82 43.1
Advised/counselled patient and gave a follow-up appointment for a check up 27 14.2
Called for help to manage on site 6 3.2
Other 39 20.5
Total 190 100.0