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Table 2 Description of household and health service factors

From: Factors associated with place of delivery in rural Nepal

Characteristics (household factors)
Ethnicity
  Brahmin/Chhetri 62 25.8
  Tamang 151 62.9
  Newar 9 3.8
  Dalit 18 7.5
Women’s autonomy
  Low 80 33.3
  Medium 80 33.3
  High 80 33.3
Wealth quintile
  First (poor) 48 20.0
  2 48 20.0
  3 48 20.0
  4 48 20.0
  Fifth (least poor) 48 20.0
Family type
  Nuclear 77 32.1
  Joint 163 67.9
Characteristics (health service factors)
Time taken to reach the health institution
  Less than 60 minutes 194 80.8
  More than 60 minutes 46 19.2
Exposure to information related to maternal within during pregnancy
  Yes 96 40.0
  No 144 60.0
Behaviour of health workers during antenatal care*
  Favourable 113 51.2
  Unfavourable 108 48.8
  1. *19 respondents were excluded during analysis as they did not go for antenatal care service utilization and hence did not experience the behavior of health workers during antenatal care.
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