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Table 3 Delivery characteristics of mothers lost to follow up prior to 42 days after delivery, 2010-2013

From: Lost to follow-up among pregnant women in a multi-site community based maternal and newborn health registry: a prospective study

  Lost to Follow-up N (%) Completed Follow-up N (%) RR (95% CI)
Lost to Follow-up Status After Delivery, N 1,385 277,733  
Delivery location    
Hospital 451 (33.3) 126,606 (45.6) 1.0
Clinic 394 (29.1) 68,689 (24.7) 1.1 (1.0, 1.3)
Home/Other 508 (37.5) 82,303 (29.6) 1.0 (0.8, 1.1)
Delivery mode    
Vaginal 1,110 (82.1) 231,099 (83.2) 1.0
Vaginal assisted 40 (3.0) 4,161 (1.5) 1.1 (0.6, 1.8)
C-section 154 (11.4) 33,052 (11.9) 1.0 (0.9, 1.2)
Birth attendant    
Physician 384 (28.4) 106,834 (38.5) 1.0
Nurse/Midwife/Health worker 437 (32.3) 88,316 (31.8) 1.1 (1.0, 1.2)
Traditional birth attendant 450 (33.3) 63,892 (23.0) 1.0 (0.8, 1.2)
Family/Other 80 (5.9) 18,593 (6.7) 0.9 (0.8, 1.1)