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Table 1 Respondents’ characteristics

From: Patterns and determinants of dropout from maternity care continuum in Nigeria

Variables Total No of women (n = 20, 467) % of all women
Problems in accessing healthcare
 Getting permission to go 2501 12.2
 Getting money 8956 43.8
 distance to health facility 6472 31.6
 Not wanting to go alone 2934 14.3
 Attitude of health workers 3434 16.8
Maternal age at child birth (Years)
  < 18 1212 5.9
 18 - 34 15478 75.6
  > = 35 3778 18.5
Birth order
 1 3671 17.9
 2 3361 16.4
 3 3054 14.9
 4+ 10382 50.7
Highest Education attained
 None 9795 47.9
 Primary 3914 19.1
 Secondary 5475 26.7
 Higher 1283 6.3
Occupation
 Not working 6056 29.6
 Professional/technical/managerial/services 1713 8.4
 Sales/clerical 8092 39.5
 Manual 4605 22.5
Wealth index
 Poor 9286 45.4
 Middle 3902 19.1
 Rich 7279 35.6
Partners’ education
 None 7981 39.9
 Primary 3661 18.3
 Secondary 5806 29.0
 Higher 2566 12.8
Decision making on own health
 Yes 7065 34.5
 No 13402 65.5
Decision making on visit to friends/relatives
 Yes 8780 42.9
 No 11689 57.1
Residence
 Urban 7279 35.6
 Rural 13189 64.4
Region
 North Central 2890 14.1
 North East 1657 16.8
 North West 7445 36.4
 South East 1720 8.4
 South South 2001 9.8
 South West 2976 14.5