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Table 1 Distribution of selected socio-demographic characteristics and postnatal care use across different types of facilities

From: Determinants of postnatal care use at health facilities in rural Tanzania: multilevel analysis of a household survey

  Type of facility for PNC No postnatal care (n = 1451)
  Hospital (n = 44) Health Center (n = 174) Dispensary (n = 203)
  Col % 95 % CI Col % 95 % CI Col % 95 % CI Col % 95 % CI
Age         
15–19 20.5 % [10.6 %–35.8 %] 14.5 % [9.9 %–20.6 %] 12.9 % [9.1 %–17.8 %] 15.4 % [13.5 %–17.5 %]
20–34 61.4 % [44.7 %–75.7 %] 69.9 % [63.1 %–76.0 %] 72.3 % [67.1 %–76.9 %] 69.4 % [66.4 %–72.2 %]
35–49 18.2 % [10.6 %–29.4 %] 15.6 % [11.4 %–21.0 %] 14.9 % [10.4 %–20.7 %] 15.2 % [12.9 %–17.8 %]
Birth order         
First pregnancy 27.3 % [15.4 %–43.6 %] 20.9 % [15.8 %–27.2 %] 19.2 % [14.4 %–25.2 %] 21.6 % [19.4 %–24.0 %]
Second or higher 72.7 % [56.4 %–84.6 %] 79.1 % [72.8 %–84.2 %] 80.8 % [74.8 %–85.6 %] 78.4 % [76.0 %–80.6 %]
Education         
Less than primary 29.5 % [18.9 %–43.1 %] 28.3 % [19.7 %–38.8 %] 35.5 % [28.4 %–43.3 %] 39.8 % [35.7 %–43.9 %]
Primary completed or higher 70.5 % [56.9 %–81.1 %] 71.7 % [61.2 %–80.3 %] 64.5 % [56.7 %–71.6 %] 60.2 % [56.1 %–64.3 %]
Wealth         
Lowest 20.5 % [10.8 %–35.3 %] 13.8 % [7.2 %–24.8 %] 27.6 % [19.9 %–36.9 %] 22.3 % [18.1 %–27.0 %]
Second 18.2 % [9.6 %–31.7 %] 19.0 % [10.8 %–31.1 %] 15.8 % [10.4 %–23.2 %] 18.7 % [16.0 %–21.8 %]
Middle 18.2 % [9.8 %–31.3 %] 20.7 % [13.4 %–30.5 %] 19.7 % [14.7 %–25.9 %] 20.1 % [17.4 %–23.0 %]
Fourth 13.6 % [5.4 %–30.4 %] 21.8 % [12.9 %–34.5 %] 20.2 % [14.6 %–27.3 %] 19.7 % [16.9 %–22.9 %]
Highest 29.5 % [17.5 %–45.3 %] 24.7 % [15.1 %–37.8 %] 16.7 % [11.1 %–24.6 %] 19.2 % [14.7 %–24.8 %]
Place of Delivery         
Hospital 77.3 % [56.9 %–89.7 %] 10.9 % [6.3 %–18.3 %] 11.4 % [7.1 %–17.7 %] 20.1 % [16.8 %–23.8 %]
Health Center 6.8 % [2.2 %–19.1 %] 46.6 % [27.5 %–66.6 %] 10.4 % [6.1 %–17.1 %] 20.1 % [15.5 %–25.6 %]
Dispensary 2.3 % [0.3 %–15.1 %] 14.4 % [5.4 %–32.8 %] 30.2 % [20.7 %–41.7 %] 26.4 % [21.8 %–31.7 %]
No delivery care 13.6 % [5.7 %–29.3 %] 28.2 % [13.8 %–49.0 %] 48.0 % [36.4 %–59.8 %] 33.4 % [26.4 %–41.3 %]
At least 4 ANC visits 59.1 % [48.4 %–69.0 %] 71.9 % [64.9 %–78.0 %] 69.3 % [62.6 %–75.3 %] 64.2 % [60.2 %–68.1 %]
Counseled for PNC by CHW 6.8 % [2.3 %–18.6 %] 12.4 % [7.8 %–19.3 %] 5.9 % [2.5 %–13.6 %] 3.6 % [2.4 %–5.5 %]
Districts         
Morogoro DC 6.8 % [2.2 %–19.4 %] 34.5 % [13.7 %–63.6 %] 14.8 % [5.2 %–35.3 %] 10.3 % [5.2 %–19.5 %]
Mvomero 29.5 % [13.5 %–52.9 %] 29.3 % [9.2 %–62.8 %] 33.0 % [17.1 %–54.0 %] 25.6 % [16.1 %–38.3 %]
Kilosa 40.9 % [22.2 %–62.7 %] 29.9 % [12.0 %–57.1 %] 34.0 % [20.1 %–51.3 %] 44.5 % [31.7 %–58.0 %]
Ulanga 22.7 % [9.7 %–44.7 %] 6.3 % [1.5 %–23.3 %] 18.2 % [7.1 %–39.3 %] 19.6 % [10.9 %–32.5 %]
Distance         
Facility in village 70.5 % [47.9 %–86.1%] 34.5 % [14.2 %–62.6 %] 70.9 % [53.6 %–83.8 %] 62.6 % [49.4 %–74.2 %]
1 to 5 KM 11.4 % [3.8 %–29.4 %] 46.6 % [21.3 %–73.7 %] 8.4 % [3.2 %–20.0 %] 16.6 % [9.0 %–28.5 %]
5 or more KM 18.2 % [6.2 %–42.7 %] 19.0 % [4.7 %–52.6 %] 20.7 % [10.2 %–37.5 %] 20.7 % [12.0 %–33.5 %]
  1. Column percentages are based on non – missing values. Data on place of PNC missing for 59 (3.1 %) of women