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Table 3 The women’s reported characteristics of the vaginal examination practice during normal childbirth in a Palestinian hospital

From: The paradox of vaginal examination practice during normal childbirth: Palestinian women’s feelings, opinions, knowledge and experiences

Characteristics of reported VEs Frequency (%)
N 175
Frequency of VE  
1-2 33 (19)
3-4 78 (45)
5-7 50 (29)
8-12 13 (7)
Number of providers conducted VEs  
One provider 21 (12)
2-3 125 (71)
4-7 29 (17)