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Table 6 Patient and health institution delays

From: A cross sectional study of maternal near miss and mortality at a rural tertiary centre in southern nigeria

Administrative delay Frequency(n = 57) Percentage
No power supply 3 5.3
No transpaort and or communication 9 15.8
Non availability of blood/blood products 7 12.3
Absence/lack of equipment 1 1.7
No administrative problem 37 64.9
Total 57 100
Patient oriented problem Frequency(n = 57) Percentage
Late presentation 22 38.6
Refusal of treatment 12 21.1
Inability to pay 10 17.5
No patient related problem 13 22.8
Total 57 100
Medical personnel problem Frequency(n = 57) Percentage
Delay in treatment 20 35.1
No assessment by senior doctor 6 10.5
Poor monitoring 1 1.8
None 30 52.6
Total 57 100