Table 5

Significance of beliefs in decisions about where to give birth

BELIEFSP VALUE
It is safer to deliver in the city than in Marathon.090
It is more convenient to deliver in Marathon than in the city.008
Someone with previous complications should deliver in the city.125
My partner would not prefer that I deliver in the city.003
My doctor would not prefer that I deliver in the city.064
Women in their first pregnancies should not deliver in the city.034
I would be more involved in decisions in Marathon.569