Table 4

Assessor observations of the provider attitudes during maternity care for women

Aspect of careModalities of care that were observed by assessorsNumber of responses (%)
Bangladesh
N=387
Ghana
N=134
Tanzania
N=120
Client requestsWomen who made request for anything14 (3.7)4 (3.0)4 (3.3)
 - Those whose requests were refused with respect1 (6.7)4 (100.0)3 (75.0)
Women who requested for a birth companion286 (73.9)0 (0.0)2 (1.7)
Payments at facility and effect on careWomen/families paid money for some services164 (42.4)19 (14.2)61 (50.8)
Women/families who complained about the payment45 (11.6)1 (0.8)22 (18.3)
Women for whom services were withheld due to inability to pay2 (0.5)0 (0.0)13 (10.8)