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Table 1 Distribution of characteristics of women by the status of bypassing

From: Bypassing birthing centres for child birth: a community-based study in rural Chitwan Nepal

Characteristics Status of bypassing
Not Bypass Bypass Total
Place of residence
 Plain 78 (37) 133 (63) 211
 Hill 41 (79) 11 (21) 52
Caste/ethnicity
 Disadvantaged 91 (56) 76 (44) 167
 Advantaged 28 (29) 68 (71) 96
Wealth index
 Lower 69 (78) 20 (22) 89
 Higher 50 (29) 124 (71) 174
Educational status
 No schooling 34 (71) 14 (29) 48
 Primary and above 85 (40) 130 (61) 215
Age group
 15–24 years 88 (48) 97 (52) 185
 25 and more years 31 (40) 47 (60) 78
Birth order
1st 54 (39) 84 (61) 138
2nd and more 65 (52) 60 (48) 125
ANC number
  < 4 53 (60) 38 (40) 91
 4 or more 66 (38) 106 (62) 172
Experience of complications during delivery
 No 105 (48) 114 (52) 219
 Yes 14 (32) 30 (68) 44