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Table 1 Characteristics of women and babies, EN-BIRTH study

From: Survey of women’s report for 33 maternal and newborn indicators: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

Characteristics Labour & Delivery
(All sites)
Kangaroo Mother Care
(All sites)
Neonatal Infection
(All sites)
Total women 16,030 840 1015
Woman’s age
 < 18 years 318 (2.0) 30 (3.6) 26 (2.6)
 18–19 years 1803 (11.2) 103 (12.3) 128 (12.6)
 20–24 years 5978 (37.3) 292 (34.8) 352 (34.7)
 25–29 years 4371 (27.3) 211 (25.1) 285 (28.1)
 30–34 years 2338 (14.6) 132 (15.7) 151 (14.9)
 35+ years 1222 (7.6) 72 (8.6) 73 (7.2)
Woman’s education
 No education 503 (3.1) 34 (4) 34 (3.3)
 Primary incomplete 414 (2.6) 16 (1.9) 36 (3.5)
 Primary complete 584 (3.6) 38 (4.5) 79 (7.8)
 Secondary incomplete 6437 (40.2) 399 (47.5) 400 (39.4)
 Secondary complete or higher 7644 (47.7) 340 (40.5) 436 (43.0)
 Don’t know 448 (2.8) 13 (1.5) 30 (3.0)
Birth order
 Nullipara 8199 (51.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Primipara 4606 (28.7) 421 (50.1) 627 (61.8)
 Multipara (2–4) 3062 (19.1) 341 (40.6) 344 (33.9)
 Grand Multipara (5+) 126 (0.8) 77 (9.2) 38 (3.7)
 Don’t know 34 (0.2) 1 (0.1) 6 (0.6)
 Missing 3 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Mode of birth
 Normal vertex birth 15,661 (97.7)
 Vaginal breech 93 (0.6)
 Vacuum/Forceps 276 (1.7)
Baby Total 16,298 840 1015
Sex
 Male/Boy 11,902 (50.7) 379 (45.1) 624 (61.5)
 Female/Girl 11,042 (47) 458 (54.5) 391 (38.5)
 Ambiguous 31 (0.1) 1 (0.1) 0 (0.0)
 Missing 496 (2.1) 2 (0.2) 0 (0.0)
  1. All sites, unweighted