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Table 1 Sample characteristics: survey-weighted percentages (n = 31,799)

From: Postnatal care by provider type and neonatal death in sub-Saharan Africa: a multilevel analysis

Characteristic Percentage
Antenatal  
 Four or more ANC visits 37.8
 Tetanus toxoid before or during pregnancy 86.8
Delivery  
 Unskilled at home 56.1
 Unskilled in a facility 1.5
 Skilled at home 1.5
 Skilled in a facility 40.9
Postnatal  
 Visit on day 1  
  None 83.9
  Unskilled 5.7
  Skilled 10.4
 Visit by day 7  
  None 68.2
  Unskilled 12.4
  Skilled 19.3
 Ever breast fed 98.6
Demographic  
 Age (years)  
  15–19 4.3
  20–24 20.2
  25–34 46.3
  35–49 29.2
Parity  
  1 16.4
  2–3 32.2
  4+ 51.4
 Education  
  None 52.6
  Primary 36.2
  Secondary+ 11.2
 Residence  
  Urban 18.9
 Wealth quintile  
  Lowest 23.7
  Second 22.4
  Middle 20.8
  Fourth 18.9
  Highest 14.3
  1. NOTE: Skilled Birth Attendant (SBA): doctor, nurse or midwife; Unskilled: traditional birth attendant or community health worker.