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Table 4 Preference of the respondents, their husband, family members and the community about place and attendant of delivery during their last pregnancy (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 (%)
Preference of the mother about delivery place Health facility 70(18.9)
My home 288(77.6)
My mother’s home 13(3.5)
Preference of the mother about attendant of delivery Family members 275(74.1)
SBA 77(20.7)
My mother 19(5.2)
Preference of the husband about place of delivery Health facility 69(19.4)
Home 286(80.6)
Preference of the husband about attendant of delivery Family members 278(78.3)
SBA 67(18.9)
Others* 10(2.8)
Preference of other family members about place of delivery Home 323(87.1)
Health facility 48(12.9)
Preference of the community about place of delivery Home 329(88.7)
Health facility 42(11.3)
Final decision maker about place of delivery Myself 102(27.5)
  My husband 48(5.7)
  Both of us 234(63.1)
  Others** 14(3.8)
  1. *  TBA, husband himself.  **  My mother, family members SBA - skilled birth attendant.