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Table 4 Number and proportion of women with or without obstetric risk cared for in maternity services according to the availability of Intensive Care Unit (ICU), facility adequacy score, type of hospital and geographical location (Brazil, 2011–2012)

From: Adequacy of public maternal care services in Brazil

Type of hospital Obstetric risk (n) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) p value*
No ICU (%) Inadequate/Partially Adequate (%) Adequate (%)
Public
North/Northeast No (4066) 70.2 20.7 9.1 < 0.001
Yes (931) 50.5 28.4 21.2
Total (4997) 66.5 22.1 11.4
Southeast/South/Central-West No (3731) 39.5 8.4 52.1 < 0.001
Yes (1109) 28.9 5.7 65.4
Total (4840) 37.1 7.8 55.1
Capital No (3148) 41.1 19.3 39.6 < 0.001
Yes (1114) 25.1 17.7 57.3
Total (4262) 36.9 18.8 44.2
No Capital No (4649) 65.2 11.8 22.9 < 0.001
Yes (926) 55.1 14.1 30.8
Total (5575) 63.6 12.2 24.3
Total public No (7797) 55.5 14.8 29.7 < 0.001
  Yes (2040) 38.7 16.0 45.2  
  Total (9837) 52.0 15.1 32.9  
Mixed
North/Northeast No (2464) 38.0 46.6 15.4 < 0.001
Yes (371) 26.1 33.1 40.9
Total (2836) 36.5 44.8 18.8
Southeast/South/Central-West No (5203) 31.0 33.0 36.0 < 0.001
Yes (1253) 25.2 32.6 42.2
Total (6456) 29.9 33.9 37.2
Capital No (2320) 29.5 45.2 25.4 < 0.001
Yes (504) 27.8 36.9 35.3
Total (2824) 29.2 43.7 27.2
No Capital No (5347) 34.9 33.9 31.2 < 0.001
Yes (1120) 24.4 30.8 44.8
Total (6467) 33.1 33.4 33.5
Total mixed No (7667) 33.3 37.3 29.4 < 0.001
  Yes (1624) 25.4 32.7 41.9  
  Total (9291) 31.9 36.5 31.6  
Brazil No (15464) 44.5 26.0 29.5 <0.001
  Yes (3664) 32.8 23.4 43.8  
  Total (19128) 42.2 25.5 32.3  
  1. *Chi-square test