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Table 2 Obstetric and health service related characteristics of respondents

From: Individual-and community-level determinants of neonatal mortality in the emerging regions of Ethiopia: a multilevel mixed-effect analysis

Variable frequency Percentage (%)
Place of delivery
 Home 2894 68.2
 Health facility 1347 31.8
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal 4118 97.2
 Caesarean section 120 2.8
Type of birth
 Single 4134 97.6
 Twin 104 2.4
Birth order
 First birth 769 18.2
 2–4 1848 43.6
  ≥ 5 1621 38.2
Preceding birth interval (in years)
  < 2 1239 29.2
 2–4 1748 41.3
  > 4 1251 29.5
Timing of first ANC visit
 No ANC visit 3177 74.9
 First trimester 354 8.3
 Second trimester 672 15.9
 Third trimester 35 0.9
Number of ANC visit
 No 3177 75.0
 1–3 554 13.1
  ≥ 4 507 11.9
Size of neonate at birth
 Small 1031 24.3
 Average 1488 35.1
 Large 1719 40.6
Women participating in making health care decisions
 No 1264 29.8
 Yes 2974 70.2
Sex of child   
 Male 2223 52.5
 Female 2015 47.5
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