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Table 2 Knowledge of respondents about preparation for birth and its complication, Goba woreda, Ethiopia, April, 2013

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness among women of child bearing age group in Goba woreda, Oromia region, Ethiopia

S. No Variable Frequency Percent
(N = 474)
1 Identify place of delivery 214 45.1
2 Save money 330 69.6
3 Prepare essential items for clean delivery & post partum period 415 87.6
4 Identify skilled provider 34 7.2
5 Being aware of the signs of an emergency & the need to act immediately 16 3.4
6 Designating decision maker on her 4 0.8
7 Arranging a way to communicate with a source of help 33 2.7
8 Arranging emergency funds 67 5.5
9 Identify a mode of transportation 25 5.3
10 Arranging blood donors 15 3.2
11 Identifying the nearest institution that has24 hours functioning EmOC services 58 12.2
  1. N.B. This cannot be sum up to 100% because multiple responses were possible.