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Table 1 Basic information of the migrant women during the first delivery in China, 2014

From: Antenatal care use and its determinants among migrant women during the first delivery: a nation-wide cross-sectional study in China

Characteristics Number Percentage%
Times of ANC Visits
  < 5 279 18.54
  ≥ 5 1226 81.46
Ethnic groups
 Minority 49 3.26
 Hans 1456 96.74
Age at first delivery (years)
  ≤ 24 678 45.05
  > 24 827 54.95
Education
 Primary school and below 50 3.32
 Junior school 763 50.70
 High school 405 26.91
 College and above 287 19.07
Hukoua
 Rural 1261 83.79
 Urban 244 16.21
Household monthly income b
 Q1 304 20.20
 Q2 488 32.43
 Q3 351 23.32
 Q4 362 24.05
Kinds of insurances
 0 162 10.76
 1 727 48.31
  ≥ 2 616 40.93
Maternity insurance c
 No 1089 72.36
 Yes 416 27.64
Maternal health education d
 No 534 35.48
 Yes 971 64.52
Maternal health records e
 No 124 8.24
 Yes 1381 91.76
Migration range
 Across province 760 50.50
 Across prefectural city 666 4.25
 Across county 79 5.25
Migration reasons
 Working or doing business 1176 78.14
 Accompanying 306 20.33
 Others 23 1.53
Migration experience before pregnancy
 No 505 33.55
 Yes 1000 66.45
  1. a Hukou is the household registration system in China. A Hukou record officially identifies a person as a resident of a particular place. Residents of China are mainly categorized into two types, rural Hukou and urban Hukou
  2. b Quartiles of the household monthly income, and Quartile 1(Q1) is the poorest and Quartile 4(Q4) is the richest
  3. c Maternity insurance is a social insurance system that provides medical services, maternity benefits and maternity leave by the state and society when women workers who are pregnant and giving birth temporarily interrupt their labor
  4. d Maternal health education included reproduction education and contraception education
  5. e Maternal health records is a record of maternal and infant health examination throughout their pregnancy, childbirth, puerperium and 42 days postpartum