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Table 5 Background characteristics of participants who received ANC by different type of provider

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

Background characteristics Medically trained providers Non-trained provider Total (N) p- values
MBBS doctor Nurse/paramedic
N % N % N %
 Mother’s age at birth         
 Young aged mother (≤25 years) 23 34.8 29 43.9 14 21.2 66 0.022
 Old aged mother (>25 years) 17 21.8 28 35.9 33 42.3 78  
Birth order
 1 21 43.8 18 37.5 9 18.8 48  
 2 6 16.7 18 50.0 12 33.3 36 0.038
 3 9 22.0 15 36.6 17 41.5 41  
 4 4 21.1 6 31.6 9 47.4 19  
Type of family
 Nuclear family 4 30.8 7 53.8 2 15.4 13  
 Extended family 36 27.5 50 38.2 45 34.4 131 0.353
Mother’s education
 No education 5 13.2 17 44.7 16 42.1 38  
 Primary 17 23.9 29 40.8 25 35.2 71 0.005
 Secondary and more 18 51.4 11 31.4 6 24.3 35  
Husband’s education
 No education 6 18.8 10 31.3 16 50.0 32  
 Primary 23 28.4 33 40.7 25 30.9 81 0.128
 Secondary and more 11 35.5 14 45.2 6 19.4 31  
  1. p-values obtained from Chi-Squire test