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Table 3 Method of Delivery and complications

From: Traditional medicine utilisation and maternal complications during antenatal care among women in Bulilima, Plumtree, Zimbabwe

Variable Frequency %
Method of Delivery (n = 177)
 Normal 142 80.23
 Assisted 35 19.77
Pregnancy complications (n = 177)
 Complicated 51 28.81
 Did not complicate 126 71.19
Preference in pregnancy complications consultation (n = 177)
 TP 11 6.79
 HP 119 73.46
 Both (HP & TP) 32 19.75
 Family   
Views on TM safety (n = 177)
 Safe 20 11.30
 Not Safe 39 22.03
 Don’t Know 118 66.67
Traditional Medicine Utilisation (n = 177)
 Yes 50 28.25
 No 127 71.75
Proportions of Complications with TM utilisation
 Utilised traditional medicine and had complications 38/127 29.92
 Did not utilise traditional medicines and ha complications 13/50 26.00