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Table 2 Percentage of facilities with a maternity waiting home according to type of infrastructure, by region, facility type, managing authority, and urban/rural location

From: Distribution of maternity waiting homes and their correlation with perinatal mortality and direct obstetric complication rates in Ethiopia

  No. of facilities Facilities with a MWH
n (%)
Type of infrastructure
n (%)
Stand-alone MWH Room within facility
National 3804 2001 (52.6) 765 (20.1) 1236 (32.5)
Region
 Tigray 255 93 (36.5) 23 (9.0) 70 (27.5)
 Afar 77 5 (6.5) 1 (1.3) 4 (5.2)
 Amhara 876 631 (72.1) 210 (24.0) 421 (48.1)
 Oromia 1405 792 (56.4) 326 (23.2) 466 (33.2)
 Somali 161 11 (6.8) 5 (3.1) 6 (3.7)
 Benishangul-Gumuz 43 11 (25.6) 0 (0.0) 11 (25.6)
 SNNP 773 444 (57.5) 200 (25.9) 244 (31.6)
 Gambella 27 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Harari 15 1 (6.7) 0 (0.0) 1 (6.7)
 Addis Ababa 151 11 (7.3) 1 (0.7) 10 (6.6)
 Dire Dawa 21 2 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 2 (9.5)
Facility type
 Hospitals & MCH specialty centers 316 58 (18.3) 19 (6.0) 39 (12.3)
 Health centers & clinics 3488 1943 (55.7) 746 (21.4) 1196 (34.3)
Managing authority
 Public 3662 1984 (54.2) 758 (20.7) 1196 (33.5)
 Private, for-profit 83 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Private, not-for-profit 59 17 (28.8) 7 (11.9) 10 (16.9)
Location
 Urban 1497 724 (48.4) 290 (19.4) 434 (29.0)
 Rural 2307 1277 (55.4) 476 (20.6) 801 (34.7)