Maternal and partner's level of satisfaction on the delivery room service in University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Northwest, Ethiopia: A comparative cross-sectional study [post]

2019 unpublished
Asking patients/clients what they perceive about the care and treatment they have received is one of the important steps towards improving the quality of health care. However, little is known about the birth experiences of partners in Ethiopia, particularly in the study area. Therefore, this study was conducted to evaluate and compare the birth satisfaction of mothers and partners and its determinant factors in the study area. Methods: A comparative cross-sectional study was conducted from Dec
more » ... conducted from Dec 2018 to January 2019 in University of Gondar referral hospital. The birth satisfaction scale is used for the mother, and it was adapted to the partners' perspective. Paired-samples t tests were used for comparing mothers and partners for the birth satisfaction scales global and thematic scores. A binary logistic regression model was fitted to identify predicting factors for mothers' and partners satisfaction. Results: The overall satisfaction of mothers in this study was 47.6 % whereas 41.2% of partners were satisfied by delivery room services. There were mean difference between mothers and partners' birth satisfaction scale (p=0.02). Maternal satisfaction scale was affected by age OR = 0.36, 95%CI (0.18, 0.73 ) , perception OR =0.02, 95%CI (0.00,0.09), waiting time OR = 0.11 , 95%CI (0.00, 0.09) ,visiting mode OR = 0.01 , 95%CI (0.00,0.08) , pregnancy status OR = 0.04, 95%CI (0.01 ,0.33) and fatal outcome OR=0.00, 95%CI (0.00,0.018) .whereas, partners satisfaction was associated with age OR=0. 16 ,95%CI (0.05 0.49), occupational status [OR = 0.02, 95%CI (0.00, 0.24), amount of money to pay for service [OR = 2.87, 95%CI (1.07, 7.71), visiting mode of his wife OR = 0.08, 95%CI (0.01, 0.35), waiting time OR = 0.12, 95%CI (0.04, 0.33) , privacy OR = 10.61, 95%CI (3.00, 37.52), mode of delivery of his wife OR = 7.69, 95%CI (3.00, 19.69) . Conclusion : This study indicated that overall level of satisfaction of mothers and their
doi:10.21203/rs.2.11066/v2 fatcat:bqtqujr6orajjkr5pxvmayu5jy