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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of participants EDHS 2016

From: Factors affecting infant mortality in the general population: evidence from the 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey (EDHS); a multilevel analysis

VariableFrequencyPercent
Age of respondent at 1st birth: mean = 19.1 (±3.67 SD)
 11–146225.85
 15–19594055.82
 20–24318729.95
 25–297196.76.
 30–341511.42
 35+220.21
Size of the child at birth
 Large321430.20
 Average441941.53
 Small289027.16
 Don’t know1181.11
Birth order
 1216720.36
 2–3333831.37
 4–6338531.81
 7+175116.46
Number of living children
 0760.71
 1–2365234.32
 3–4323030.35
 5+368334.61
Child sex
 Male548351.53
 Female515848.47
Twins birth
 Yes2782.61
 No10,36397.39
Duration of pregnancy
 Term10,45598.26
 Preterm1861.74
Place of delivery
 Home727168.33
 Gov’t hospital & HC283226.61
 Health post1911.79
 Private hospital, clinic &sector2632.47
 NGO health facility840.79
Number of TT injections during pregnancy (7193)
 0–1420358.43
 ≥ 2299041.57
Delivery by CS
 Yes3052.87
 No10,33697.13
Number of ANC visits during pregnancy (n = 7193)
 No visit248134.49
 1–3 visit209229.08
 ≥ 4 visit260136.16
 Don’t know190.26