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Table 1 Distribution of the households and women studied: demographic, outcome of pregnancy and antenatal care (source: household survey)

From: Health and survival of young children in southern Tanzania

Characteristic Category Number Percentage
Household size 1–3 9,396 45%
  4–5 7,346 35%
  6 and over 4,144 20%
Ethnic group of household head* Makonde 8,828 42%
  Mwera 8,518 41%
  Yao 1,009 5%
  Other 2,530 12%
Sex of household head Male 15,794 76%
  Female 5,092 24%
Distance to nearest health facility** Under 5 km 14,183 71%
  5 km and over 5,712 29%
Women aged 15–49 years Total resident 19,935  
  Interviewed 19,007 95%
  Gave birth in previous 3 years 7,413 39%
Experience of at least one child (under 5 years) death Yes 7,157 38%
  No 11,850 62%
Place of delivery for the most recent birth Health Facility 4,029 39%
  Elsewhere 6,255 61%
Antenatal clinic use in most recent pregnancy§ Yes 2,431 88%
  No 345 12%
IPTp in most recent pregnancy§ Yes 1,662 60%
  No 1,114 40%
Net last night in current pregnancy§§ Yes 271 25%
  No 800 75%
Ever-treated net last night in current pregnancy§§ Yes 92 9%
  No 979 91%
  1. * Missing for 1 household
  2. ** Missing for 991 households (5%)
  3. § For pregnancies in the year before the survey, excludes current pregnancies
  4. §§ Missing for 2 women