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Table 4 Reasons for not delivering in a health facility among women who received antenatal care, Nigeria, 2013

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

Variables Cost too high Facility not opened Too far / No transport Poor service No female provider Partner/family didn’t allow Not necessary Not customary Sudden delivery Attitude of personnel
Maternal age at child birth (Years)
  < 18 9.4 2.0 18.7 0.9 1.0 8.6 30.4 8.5 40.2 0.1
 18 - 34 9.0 2.3 14.8 1.5 0.5 8.2 33.1 9.0 38.3 0.2
  > = 35 9.3 2.2 14.9 1.4 0.3 6.0 36.8 9.5 36.4 0.3
Birth order
 1 9.8 2.9 16.3 1.2 0.7 8.5 29.9 7.0 39.1 0.2
 2 9.6 1.5 14.3 1.8 0.4 8.7 32.6 7.6 38.8 0.3
 3 8.7 2.5 14.4 1.4 0.5 9.7 31.2 9.0 39.9 0.2
 4+ 8.9 2.2 15.2 1.4 0.5 7.0 35.4 10.0 37.2 0.2
Highest Education attained
 None 7.2 2.0 16.8 0.6 0.5 9.4 36.2 11.3 36.2 0.0
 Primary 13.6 2.6 13.1 2.3 0.5 5.1 29.9 4.9 40.8 0.3
 Secondary 13.1 3.0 10.0 3.9 0.7 4.2 26.7 4.0 42.8 1.0
 Higher 2.8 3.8 8.5 2.8 0.0 4.7 20.8 4.7 56.6 0.0
Wealth index
 Poor 8.5 2.4 18.6 0.7 0.6 9.2 35.6 11.0 34.8 0.0
 Middle 10.1 1.8 10.4 1.3 0.3 5.7 30.7 5.8 43.9 0.2
 Rich 10.0 2.3 7.5 4.1 0.4 5.3 29.4 5.7 44.1 0.9
Residence
 Urban 8.8 1.1 8.0 3.1 0.4 5.7 28.6 6.5 47.0 0.6
 Rural 9.2 2.5 17.0 1.0 0.6 8.4 34.9 9.8 35.8 0.1
Region
 North Central 12.0 1.0 15.8 0.3 0.1 2.7 31.7 2.1 46.6 0.0
 North East 10.4 4.9 21.8 0.9 0.4 6.5 20.6 4.7 54.1 0.1
 North West 4.0 0.6 11.1 0.5 0.5 9.9 43.2 13.9 31.7 0.0
 South East 17.1 2.8 19.9 3.9 1.1 4.8 16.3 2.8 39.6 0.0
 South South 29.0 4.6 15.4 4.0 1.0 1.6 23.5 2.7 25.0 1.5
 South West 13.0 6.7 22.0 9.1 1.0 15.9 21.8 8.6 34.8 1.1
Nigeria 9.1 2.2 15.1 1.4 0.5 7.9 33.6 9.1 38.1 0.2
sample size 1163 286 1931 180 67 1002 4290 1158 4867 27