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Table 2 Age at first marriage and pregnancy, BPACR, skill attendance utilization, counseling and duration of last labor in Gura Dhamole woreda, Bale zone, Southeast Ethiopia, April, 2017

From: Utilization of skilled birth attendant at birth and associated factors among women who gave birth in the last 24 months preceding the survey in Gura Dhamole Woreda, Bale zone, southeast Ethiopia

VariablesResponseFrequencyPercentage (%)
Age at first marriage<  18 yrs26869.3
Above18 years and11930.7
Age at first pregnancy< 20 yrs32584
≥ 20 years6216
Gravidity16516.8
2–415139
5 and above17144.2
Parity16717.3
2–415941.1
5 and above16141.6
Ever had history of abortionYes6617.1
No32182.9
Ever had history of still birthYes369.3
No35190.7
Last pregnancy plannedYes17445
No21355
ANC visit during last pregnancyYes28974.7
No9825.3
ANC Frequency(n = 289)<  4 visit17861.6
4 and above11138.4
Counselled on Place of delivery during ANC visit(n = 289)Yes26290.7
No279.3
Ever used HF for delivery service before last child birth(n = 320)Yes8225.6
No23874.4
BPACR (arrangement) takenIdentified place of delivery22357.6
Identified place of delivery Identified skilled provider11630
Saved money21254.8
Identified means of emergency transport379.6
Arranged a blood donor for emergency184.7
Identified emergency signs338.5
Identified HI with 24 h EmOC4511.6
No of BPACR actions or arrangements taken04912.7
111830.5
Well prepared(≥ 2 arrangements)22056.8
Not well prepared(< 2 arrangement)16743.2
Place of delivery in the last 24 monthsHealth centre10126.1
Hospital/ Health post225.7
Home26468.2
Assistance during health centre and hospital deliveryMid wives9483.2
Nurses /Health officers /Doctors1916.8
Duration of last labour<  12 h36895.1
≥12 h194.9