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Table 5 Primary decision-makers for caesarean delivery in two counties from 2006 and 2009 survey

From: Impact of alternative reimbursement strategies in the new cooperative medical scheme on caesarean delivery rates: a mixed-method study in rural China

County Year N of caesarean deliveries Primary decision makers (n/percent)
    Doctors Women Others
County A 2006 564 270/47.9 264/46.8 30/5.3
  2009 570 207/36.3 290/50.9 73/12.8
County B 2006 711 289/40.6 381/53.6 41/5.8
  2009 508 145/28.5 343/67.5 20/3.9