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Table 3 Comparison of women’s and providers’ perspectives on the acceptability of circumstances for mistreatment during childbirth

From: A qualitative study of women’s and health providers’ attitudes and acceptability of mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities in Guinea

Circumstance To slap To yell Refuse to help Deliver on floor
Woman is uncooperative or disobedient
Woman is impolite, rude or insulting to the provider
Woman crosses her legs during delivery
Woman is making “too much noise” during labor
Wish expressed by a woman in labor
Prevent a woman from falling off the table
If the woman does not have contractions
No more bed space