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Table 2 Household and health services related characteristics of the study population

From: Patterns and determinants of essential neonatal care utilization among underprivileged ethnic groups in Midwest Nepal: a mixed method study

Characteristics Number (n = 362) Percent
Ethnicity
 Tharu 240 66.3
 Dalits 75 20.7
 Muslim 19 5.2
 Magar 12 3.3
 Others 16 4.5
Religion
 Hindu 322 89.0
 Christian 21 5.8
 Islam 19 5.2
Mothers autonomy
 Low 120 33.1
 Medium 121 33.4
 High 121 33.4
Wealth Quintile
 Poorest 64 17.7
 Poorer 90 24.9
 Middle 74 20.4
 Richer 59 16.3
 Richest 75 20.7
Residence
 Urban 265 73.2
 Rural 97 26.8
Travel time to the nearest health facility (on foot)
 ≤ 60 min 256 70.7
 > 60 min 106 29.3
Awareness of immediate essential neonatal care and newborn danger signs
 Aware on at least three immediate essential neonatal care 128 35.4
 Aware on at least three newborn danger signs 80 22.1
Perceived quality of maternal and neonatal services
 Perception of good quality services 235 64.9
 Perception of poor quality services 127 35.1