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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of respondents (N = 371) in Sekela district, North West Ethiopia, August, 2010

From: Institutional delivery service utilization and associated factors among mothers who gave birth in the last 12 months in Sekela District, North West of Ethiopia: A community - based cross sectional study

Variables N (%)
Age at first union  
 <15 24(6.5)
 15-19 278(74.9)
 20+ 69(18.6)
Age at first pregnancy  
 <20 297(80.1)
 > = 20 74(19.9)
Gravidity  
 1 69(18.6)
 2-4 189(50.9)
 > = 5 113(30.5)
Parity  
 1 69(18.6)
 2-4 196(52.8)
 > = 5 106(28.6)
Abortion in life time  
 Yes 34(9.2)
 No 340(90.8)
Still birth in life time  
 Yes 29(7.8)
 No 342(92.2)
ANC visit during previous pregnancy  
 Yes 167(44.0)
 No 204(56.0)
ANC visit during last pregnancy  
 Yes 248(66.8)
 No 123(33.2)
Number ANC visit during last pregnancy  
 Only one 42(16.9)
 Two to three 165(66.5)
 Four and above 4116.5()
Place of last 12 month delivery  
 Health facility 45(12.1)
 Home 326(87.9)
 Assistant during last Delivery at home (n = 326)  
 Family member 274(80.0)
 My mother 13(3.98)
 TBA (Untrained) 9(2.8)
 Health worker 2(0.6)
 No one/Myself 20(6.1)
 Others* 8(2.5)
  1. *  Neighbors, Non relatives.