Skip to main content

Table 5 Maternal health issues of women with and without disability

From: Reproductive health of women with and without disabilities in South India, the SIDE study (South India Disability Evidence) study: a case control study

Parameters Women with disability (N-247) Women without disability (N-324)
% (No.) % (No.)
History of pregnancy in last 2 years 5.3% (13) 7.7% (25)
  X 2 –1.36; p = 0.24; Not significant
  N =  13 N =  25
Baby delivered at hospital in the pregnancy in last 2 years 69.2% (9) 72.0% (18)
  X 2- 0.04; p =0.86; Not significant
Baby delivered by Caesarean section in the pregnancy in last 2 years 38.5% (5) 40.0% (10)
  X 2- 0.07; p =0.80; Not significant
Received adequate advice from health worker/ doctor during the pregnancy in last 2 years 30.8% (4) 56.0% (14)
  X 2-1.29; p = 0.26; Not significant
Report not being examined regularly during the pregnancy in last 2 years 30.8% (4) 8.0% (2)
  X 2-1.84; p = 0.15; Not signficant
Reported complications during delivery in the pregnancy in the last 2 years 23.1% (3) 20.0% (5)
  X 2- 0.04; p = 0.84: Not significant
H/0 Diabetes among women reporting pregnancy in past 2 years 7.67% (1) 0.0% (0)
H/0 Hypertension among women reporting pregnancy in past 2 years 0.0% (0) 4.2% (1)
H/0 convulsions among women reporting pregnancy in past 2 years 30.8% (4) 0.0% (0)
  X 2- 8.5973; p =0.003; Significant
H/0 depression among women reporting pregnancy in past 2 years 46.1% (6) 0.0% (0)
  X 2- 13.7019; p < 0.001; Significant