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Factors influencing place of delivery for women in Kenya: an analysis of the Kenya demographic and health survey, 2008/2009

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, February 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)

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Title
Factors influencing place of delivery for women in Kenya: an analysis of the Kenya demographic and health survey, 2008/2009
Published in
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, February 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-13-40
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Authors

John Kitui, Sarah Lewis, Gail Davey

Abstract

Maternal mortality in Kenya increased from 380/100000 live births to 530/100000 live births between 1990 and 2008. Skilled assistance during childbirth is central to reducing maternal mortality yet the proportion of deliveries taking place in health facilities where such assistance can reliably be provided has remained below 50% since the early 1990s. We use the 2008/2009 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey data to describe the factors that determine where women deliver in Kenya and to explore reasons given for home delivery.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 <1%
Ghana 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
India 2 <1%
Tanzania, United Republic of 1 <1%
Kenya 1 <1%
Bangladesh 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 483 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 148 30%
Researcher 51 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 49 10%
Student > Bachelor 47 9%
Student > Postgraduate 39 8%
Other 79 16%
Unknown 84 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 139 28%
Nursing and Health Professions 128 26%
Social Sciences 58 12%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 12 2%
Business, Management and Accounting 11 2%
Other 52 10%
Unknown 97 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 July 2017.
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#2,077,312
of 21,344,814 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#553
of 3,851 outputs
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#16,825
of 170,098 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#1
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