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Table 1 Description of individual factors

From: Factors associated with place of delivery in rural Nepal

Characteristics Number (n = 240) Percentage
Current age in years
  Less than 20 12 5.0
  20-24 117 48.8
  25-29 82 34.2
  30 and above 29 12.1
Parity
  1 106 44.2
  2 69 28.8
  3 39 16.3
  4 14 5.8
  5 or more 12 5.0
Education (mother)
  Illiterate 72 30.0
  Literate only 10 4.2
  Primary 68 28.3
  Secondary 65 27.1
  Certificate level 19 7.9
  Bachelors and above 6 2.5
Education (husband)
  Illiterate 37 15.4
  Literate 3 1.3
  Primary 17 7.1
  Secondary 137 57.1
  Certificate level 36 15.0
  Bachelors and above 10 4.2
Occupation (mother)
  Agriculture 180 75.0
  Business 11 4.6
  Service 11 4.6
  Labour 3 1.3
  House work 35 14.6
Occupation (husband)
  Agriculture 122 50.8
  Business 41 17.1
  Service 38 15.8
  Labour 31 12.9
  House work 8 3.3
Experience of adverse pregnancy outcome
  No 196 81.6
  Yes 44 18.3
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