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Table 2 Maternal health service utilization during the last pregnancy, Jan 2013

From: Contraceptive adoption in the extended postpartum period is low in Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percentage (%)
ANC Yes 468 52.1
No 431 47.9
Frequency of ANC No 433 48.2
One 77 8.6
two-four 329 36.6
Five and above 60 6.7
Place of ANC Health Post 83 9.2
Health Center 372 41.4
Hospital 4 .4
Others 9 1.0
Type of attendant Health Extension Workers 81 9.0
Nurse/Midwife 372 41.4
Health Officer 7 .8
Doctor 8 .9
Place of delivery Home 729 81.1
Health Post 2 .2
Health Center 142 15.8
Hospital 26 2.9
Assistance during delivery Non Skilled 729 81.1
Skilled 170 18.9
PNC Yes 51 5.7
No 848 94.3
Place of PNC Health Center 38 4.2
Hospital 8 .9
Others 5 .6
Type of attendant TBA 1 .1
HEW 2 .2
Nurse/Midwife/Health Officer 41 4.5
Doctor 7 .8
Advise about contraceptives during PNC Yes 242 26.9
No 582 64.7
  1. ANC Antenatal Care
  2. PNC Postnatal Care