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Table 3 Awareness of obstetric danger signs among women who gave birth in the last 12 months, in the context of attending PWC, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: Effect of attending pregnant women’s conference on institutional delivery, Northwest Ethiopia: comparative cross-sectional study

Variables Categories PWC non-attendants’ n (%) PWC attendants’ n (%)
Danger signs
 During pregnancy severe vaginal bleeding 176 (40.4) 269 (61.8)
swollen of hands and face 151 (34.6) 214 (49.2)
blurred vision 92 (21.1) 110 (25.3)
 During childbirth sever vaginal bleeding 118 (27.1) 182 (41.8)
Prolonged labor (> 12 h) 129 (29.6) 174 (40)
convulsion 35 (8.0) 68 (15.6)
retained placenta 287 (67.4) 309 (71.2)
 During postpartum severe Vaginal bleeding 182 (42.7) 267 (61.5)
Foul-smelling vaginal discharge 79 (18.5) 166 (38.2)
high fever 11 (2.6) 53 (12.2)