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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of pregnant women in Ethiopia, 2016 (N = 6954)

From: Antenatal care use in Ethiopia: a spatial and multilevel analysis

Variable Frequency Percentage
Parity 1–4 4430 63.70
> = 5 2524 36.30
Number of living children 0 64 0.92
1–4 4757 68.41
> = 5 21.33 30.67
Age at first childbirth <= 19 years 4250 61.12
20–24 years 2087 30.01
> = 25 years 617 8.87
Autonomy in own personal healthcare decision making Respondent alone 1134 16.31
Joint decision 4063 58.43
Husband/partner alone 1757 25.27
Timing of first ANC visits (n = 4603) 1st trimester 1786 38.80
2nd Trimester 2396 52.05
3rd Trimester 421 9.15
Nature of recent pregnancy Wanted 5516 79.32
Unwanted 1438 20.68