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Table 3 Distribution of respondents by problems for which they did and did not sought ANC

From: Maternal health care seeking behavior: the case of Haor (wetland) in Bangladesh

Problems Response Percent of cases
N Percent
Reason for seeking ANC
 Regular check-up 10 3.7 6.8
 Headache 57 21.0 38.8
 High blood pressure 11 4.0 7.5
 Tetanus 9 3.3 6.1
 Abdominal pain 89 32.7 60.5
 Injury 17 6.3 11.6
 Excess vomiting 74 27.2 50.3
 Other 5 1.8 3.4
 Total 272 100.0 185.0
Reason for not seeking ANC
 Lack of need of ANC services 66 10 26.1
 Expensive 164 24.8 64.8
 Lack of money 177 26.8 70.0
 Too far/distance 48 7.3 19.0
 Problem with transportation 125 18.9 49.4
 Lack of companion 10 1.5 4.0
 No permission from family 70 10.6 27.7
 Total 660 100.0 260.9
  1. a Multiple responses