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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of women visiting ANC at Lalogi hospital for the first time in the current pregnancy, 2009

From: Losing women along the path to safe motherhood: why is there such a gap between women’s use of antenatal care and skilled birth attendance? A mixed methods study in northern Uganda

  Frequency Percent
Age (n = 136)*   
  15–19 19 14.0
  20–24 40 29.4
  25–29 38 27.9
  30–34 26 19.1
  35–45 13 9.6
Education (n = 136)*   
  Woman’s education   
   No formal education 26 19.1
   Incomplete primary 90 66.2
   Completed primary 17 12.2
   Some secondary (or above) 03 2.2
  Husband’s education   
   No formal education 10 7.4
   Incomplete primary 50 36.8
   Completed primary 34 25.0
   Some secondary (or above) 42 30.9
Ethnic group (n = 136)*   
  Acholi 69 50.7
  Langi 67 49.3
Distance to nearest health facility offering delivery services (n = 113)*   
  <2 km 14 12.4
  2–<3 km 21 18.6
  3–5 km 39 34.5
  >5 km 39 34.5
Time to reach nearest health facility offering delivery services (n = 119)*   
  <2 h 42 35.3
  2–3 h 65 54.6
  >3 h 12 10.1
Time to reach Lalogi health facility (n = 132)*   
  <= 1 h 31 22.3
  >1–3 h 82 59.0
  >3 h 19 13.7
Cost of reaching nearest delivery care site (n = 100)**   
  0–1,000 22 22.0
  1,001–2000 23 23.0
  2,001–3,000 23 23.0
  3,001–5,000 21 21.0
  >5,000–15,000 11 11.0
  1. * n < 139 because of missing values
  2. ** 1000 UGX = $0.5 USD