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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of men and spouse’s obstetric characteristics

From: Male involvement in the maternal health care system: implication towards decreasing the high burden of maternal mortality

Characteristic N (%)
Age
 18–24 154(18.7%)
 25–34 198(24%)
 35–44 353(42.8%)
  > 44 119(14.4%)
Marital status
 Single/divorced/widowed 103(12.5%)
 Married 721(87.5%)
Number of children
 1–2 173(21%)
 3–4 403(48.9%)
 More than 4 248(30.1%)
Education
 No education 150(18.2%)
 Primary Incomplete 138(16.7%)
 Primary Complete 311(37.7%)
 Secondary 124(15%)
 College and above 101(12.3%)
Residence
 Rural 637(77.3%)
 Urban 187(22.7%)
Escorted wife to ANC previous pregnancy
 Yes 334(40.5%)
 No 490(59.5%)
Obstetric complication in previous pregnancy
 Yes 118(14.3%)
 No 706(85.7%)
Place of delivery previous pregnancy
 Home 623(75.6%)
 Health facility 201(24.4%)