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Table 2 Obstetric and health characteristics of pregnant women attending antenatal care at public and private health facilities in Mekelle, Ethiopia, May 2018 (n = 299)

From: Physical activity and associated factors among pregnant women in Ethiopia: facility-based cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequency, n (%)
Stage of pregnancy
 First trimester ≤13 weeks34 (11.4)
 Second trimester [13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24, 26] weeks111 (37.1)
 Third trimester ≥28 weeks154 (51.5)
Prenatal visits
 Public health facility284 (95.0)
 Private health facility15 (5.0)
Parity
 0 child131 (43.8)
 1 child79 (26.4)
 2 children47 (15.7)
  > 2 children42 (14.0)
Travel time to a health facility
  < 60 min233 (77.9)
 An hour or more (≥60 min)66 (22.1)
History of health status
 Feel healthy292 (97.7)
 Sick/ill7 (2.3)
Symptoms of discomfort
 Yes121 (40.5)
 No178 (59.5)
Pre-gravid work status
 Yes149 (49.8)
 No150 (50.2)
BMI
 Underweight: < 18.5 kg/m231 (10.7)
 Normal: 18.5–24.99 kg/m2210 (72.7)
 Overweight: 25–29.99 kg/m241 (14.2)
 Obesity: ≥30 kg/m27 (2.4)