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Table 3 Past obstetric history of respondents, Liban District, Oromia; southern Ethiopia, June 2015

From: Institutional delivery service utilization and associated factors among women of reproductive age in the mobile pastoral community of the Liban District in Guji Zone, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Past obstetric history Frequency Percentage
Number of previous birth   
 1 67 8.5
 2–4 273 34.5
  > =5 451 57.0
 Total 791 100.0
Place of the birth preceding the most recent one   
 Home 516 71.3
 Traditional birth attendant’s home 92 12.7
 Health post 8 1.1
 Health center 88 12.2
 Hospital 19 2.6
 Others 1 0.1
 Total 724 100.0
Presence of complication during the birth preceding the most recent one   
 No 496 68.5
 Yes 228 31.5
 Total 724 100.0
Type of complication encountered during birth preceding the most recent onea   
 Prolonged labor 126 50.4
 Excessive vaginal bleeding 30 12.0
 Still birth 47 18.8
 convulsion 43 17.2
 Others 4 1.6
 Total 250 100.0
  1. a: multiple responses are possible