TABLE 4 :PERCENTAGE OF EVER-MARRIED WOMEN AGED 15-49 YEARS HAVING LIVING CHILDREN AGED 0-2 YEARS BY PLACE OF DELIVERY, BIRTH ATTENDANT, REGION AND AREA, 1996.
 
Place of Delivery Birth Attendant Whole Kingdom  
Total Municipal Area Non-Municipal Area Bangkok Metropolis Central Region (Excluding Bangkok Metropolis) Northern Region Northeastern Region Southern Region
Place of Delivery 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
(2,730,778) (503,437) (2,227,341) (307,380) (577,016) (498,381) (989,217) (358,784)
Goverment Hospital 82.0 87.4 80.8 87.0 90.6 85.8 77.1 72.4
Health Centers 4.6 0.5 5.6 0.3 1.7 3.1 7.6 7.0
Maternal and chid Health Centers 1.4 0.8 1.6 - 1.3 3.0 1.3 0.9
Midwifery Centers 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.5 - 0.1 0.2 0.4
Clinic 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.3 1.5 0.4 1.1 0.8
Private Hospital 2.9 9.4 1.4 11.1 4.4 2.0 0.2 1.9
Home 7.8 0.7 9.4 0.8 0.5 5.4 12.4 16.5
Others 0.1 - 0.1 - - 0.2 0.1 0.1
Birth Attendant 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
(2,730,778) (503,437) (2,227,341) (307,380) (577,016) (498,381) (989,217) (358,784)
Physician 56.3 83.1 50.2 90.6 77.7 49.6 42.6 39.1
Nurse 30.0 14.8 33.5 7.6 19.9 41.6 35.5 34.6
Midwife 6.5 1.2 7.7 0.8 1.5 3.4 11.4 10.4
Traditional Birth Attendant 5.6 0.4 6.8 0.4 0.4 2.9 8.0 15.9
By Yourself 1.0 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.5 0.2 2.1 -
Others 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.5 - 2.3 0.4 -
 

Source : Report of the 1996 Survey of Fertility in Thailand, National Statistical Office.