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Table 3 Socio-economic characteristics of respondents

From: Factors associated with utilization of skilled service delivery among women in rural Northern Ghana: a cross sectional study

Variable Frequency (%) (N = 400) Non- health facility delivery (N = 27) Health facility delivery (N = 373)
n (%) n (%)
Influence of women’s decision on delivery at health facility
 Own preference/choice 188 (47.0) - 188 (47.0)
 Collective decision with partner 138 (34.5) - 138 (34.5)
 Collective decision by family 46 (11.5) - 46 (11.5)
Means of transportation to delivery venue
 Walk 325 (81.3) 23 (5.8) 302 (75.5)
 Taxi or bus 10 (2.5) 0 (0.0) 10 (2.5)
 Own car 8 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 8 (2.0)
 Motor cycle 34 (8.5) 1 (0.3) 33 (8.2)
 Bicycle 23 (5.8) 3 (0.8) 20 (5.0)
NHIS valid card holder
 Yes 384 (96.0) 23 (5.8) 361 (90.2)
 No 16 (4.0) 4 (1.0) 12 (3.0)
Wealth quintiles
 Less wealthy 374 (93.5) 27 (6.8) 347 (86.7)
 Wealthy 20 (5.0) 0 (0.0) 20 (5.0)
 Wealthier 6 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 6 (1.6)