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Table 1 Place and attendance at deliveries in rural and urban Leon municipality, Nicaragua, 2003-2005

From: Tracking progress towards equitable child survival in a Nicaraguan community: neonatal mortality challenges to meet the MDG 4

  Total n = 2090 (%) Rural n = 564 (%) Urban n = 1,525 (%)
Place of delivery    
Hospital 82.9 86.7 81.5
Health centre 0.2 0.5 0.1
Private clinic 13.7 2.3 17.9
Home 3.0 9.6 0.5
Other 0.2 0.9 0.0
Attendant at delivery    
Physician 96.1 87.8 99.1
Nurse 0.8 2.0 0.3
Midwife 2.6 8.5 0.4
Other 0.6 1.8 0.1