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Table 5 The distribution of factors related to preventable maternal mortality in China (%)

From: Preventable maternal mortality: Geographic/rural-urban differences and associated factors from the population-based maternal mortality surveillance system in China

Problems Coastal Inland Remote χ2 P-value
For individual/family 143(37.54) 523(44.24) 651(66.70)   
Knowledge/skill 108(28.35) 351(29.69) 450(46.11) 73.482 < 0.001
Attitude 26(6.83) 110(9.30) 97(9.94) 3.233 0.199
Resources 9(2.36) 62(5.25) 104 (10.66) 38.720 < 0.001
For medical institutions 237(62.19) 635(53.74) 305(31.25)   
Knowledge/skill 223(58.52) 591(50.01) 289(29.61)   
Village-level 21(5.51) 197(16.67) 100(10.25) 40.238 < 0.001
Township-level 73(19.16) 167(14.13) 73(7.48) 41.229 < 0.001
County-level 79(20.73) 160(13.54) 82(8.40) 39.340 < 0.001
Province-level 50(13.12) 67(5.67) 34(3.48) 45.832 < 0.001
Attitude 5(1.31) 23(1.95) 9(0.92) 3.967 0.138
Resources 6(1.57) 8(0.68) 4(0.41) 5.316 0.070
Management 3(0.79) 13(1.1) 3(0.31) 4.529 0.104
For social departments 1(0.27) 24(2.02) 20(2.05)   
Knowledge/skill 0(0.00) 14(1.18) 4(0.41) 7.757 0.021
Attitude 0(0.00) 2(0.17) 0(0.00)   0.642*
Management 0(0.00) 2(0.17) 11(1.13)   0.004*
Resources 1(0.27) 6(0.50) 5(0.50)   1*
Total 381(100.00) 1182(100.00) 976(100.00)   
  1. * Fisher's Exact Test