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Table 2 Past obstetric history of the respondents in Jimma zone public health facilities, 2014 (n = 399)

From: Satisfaction with emergency obstetric and new born care services among clients using public health facilities in Jimma Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia; a cross sectional study

Pregnancy status Frequency (%) Delivery attended by Frequency (%)
 Wanted 303 (75.9 %) Physician 40 (10 %)
 Unwanted 96 (24.1 %) Midwives/Nurse 270 (67.7 %)
How Respondents Visited the Facility   Unknown 89 (22.3 %)
 Came after referral 94 (23.5 %) Delivery Outcome  
 Relatives recommendation 76 (19.0 %) Alive 370 (92.7 %)
 Came due to emergency 16 (4.0 %) Died 29 (7.3 %)
 Came up on personal decision 189 (47.4 %) Mode of Delivery  
 Others 24 (6.0 %) Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery 370 (92.7 %
Mode of Transportation   Instrumental Delivery 8 (2.0 %)
 Stretcher 181 (45.4 %) Elective Caesarean Section 3 (0.8 %)
 Private vehicle 18 (4.5 %) Emergency C/S 18 (4.5 %)
 Public Transport 69 (17.3 %) Hours of Stay in facility  
 Others (Ambulance, etc.) 131(32.8 %) <1 h 125 (31.3 %)
Treatment Fee   13–24 h 178 (44.6 %)
 Paying 53 (11.3 %) 25–48 h 49 (12.3 %)
 Free 346 (86.7 %) >48 h 47 (11.8 %)