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Table 2 Percentage distribution of respondents by network characteristics and place of delivery for recent-born children (N = 274)

From: Women’s social networks and use of facility delivery services for uncomplicated births in North West Ethiopia: a community-based case-control study

Network characteristics Home delivery n (%) Facility delivery n (%) Total
N (%)
Network size
 2–6 network members 49 (80.3) 12 (19.7) 61 (22.3)
 7–12 network members 65 (45.5) 78 (54.5) 143 (52.2)
 13–16 network members 26 (37.1) 44 (62.9) 70 (25.5)
Network tie strength
 Weaker tie 59 (47.2) 66 (52.8) 125 (45.6)
 Strong tie 81 (54.4) 68 (45.6) 149 (54.4)
Homogeneity of network
 Less homogeneous 63 (55.8) 50 (44.2) 113 (41.2)
 Homogeneous 77 (47.8) 84 (52.2) 161 (58.8)
SBA endorsement
 Low 95 (71.4%) 38 (28.6) 133 (48.5)
 High 45 (31.9%) 96 (68.1) 141 (51.5)
Network neighborhood
 Non-neighbor 55 (50.5) 54 (49.5) 109 (39.8)
 Neighbor 85 (51.5) 80 (48.5) 165 (60.2)
Total 140 (51.1) 134 (48.9) 274 (100)