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Figure 2 | International Journal of Health Geographics

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From: Choice in maternity care: associations with unit supply, geographic accessibility and user characteristics

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Choice of closest maternity unit by distance to closest maternity unit and increasing distance between 1stand 2ndclosest unit. This figure plots the percentage of women whose chose the closest maternity unit for their place of delivery, by groups of increasing distances between the 1st and 2nd closest maternity unit. Thus, 60.1 % of women living at less than 5 km to their closest unit chose proximity when they had to travel more than 10 km to get to the next closest unit versus 41.9 % among women whose closest unit was at 30 kilometres or more.

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