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Table 3 Reasons of bypassing reported by bypassers (multiple response analysis)

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

Reasons of bypassing Frequency (n = 144) Percentage
Lack of operation/video x-ray/blood test facility 78 59
Lack of necessary drugs/equipments 57 43
Lack of skilled health worker 56 42
Inadequate physical facilities 48 36
Low confidence of health worker 33 25
Service provider not available 2 1.5
Othersa 3 2.3
Don’t know 3 2.3
  1. aOn Saturday health post is closed/No knowledge of service/not open for 24 h