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Table 2 Obstetric and location characteristics of women in the Lay Gayint district, Northwest Ethiopia; 2016

From: Spatial variations of women’s home delivery after antenatal care visits at lay Gayint District, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Residence Total No (%)
Urban (n = 143) Rural (n = 385)
ANC visits
 1 7 (4.9) 67 (17.4) 74 (14.0)
 2–3 64 (44.8) 178 (46.2) 242 (45.8)
> 4 72 (50.3) 140 (36.4) 212 (40.2)
Gravidity
 1 39 (27.3) 72 (18.7) 111 (21)
 2–4 92 (64.3) 225 (58.4) 316 (59.9)
> 5 12 (8.4) 88 (22.9) 101 (19.1)
Parity
 1 39 (27.3) 72 (18.7) 111 (21)
 2–4 92 (64.3) 228 (59.2) 320 (60.6)
> 5 12 (8.4) 88 (22.9) 97 (18.4)
Distance from the nearest HF
 < =2.5 km 143 (100) 151 (39.2) 294 (55.7)
 2.51–5 km 0 197 (51.2) 197 (37.3)
 > 5 km 0 37 (9.6) 37 (7)
Distance from the nearest HEW residence
 < =2.5 km 132 (92.3) 237 (61.6) 369 (69.9)
 2.51–5 km 11 (7.7) 132 (34.3) 143 (27.1)
 > 5 km 0 16 (4.1) 16 (3.0)
  1. HF Health facility, HEW Health Extension Worker