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Table 1 Distribution of an optimal antenatal care visit by categories of selected variables among women’s in Ethiopia, 2016

From: Spatial distribution and determinants of an optimal ANC visit among pregnant women in Ethiopia: further analysis of 2016 Ethiopia demographic health survey

VariablesCount (%)% of 4 or more ANC visit (optimal)
An optimal completion of ANC visit
 No5526 (68.86) 
 Yes2499 (31.14)100
Marital status
 Never in union7656 (95.4)30.88
 Currently in union369 (4.60)36.52
Sex of household headed
 Male6870 (85.60)30.02
 Female1155 (14.40)37.79
Place of Residence
 Urban968 (12.07)62.95
 Rural7057 (87.93)26.77
Age
 15–19260 (3.24)28.60
 20–241500 (18.69)30.61
 25–292503 (31.19)32.58
 30–341795 (22.37)31.40
 35–391322 (16.47)32.01
 40–44447 (5.56)25.45
 45–49199 (2.48)25.02
Birth order
 11632 (20.33)39.42
 2–43399 (42.35)32.15
  > =52995 (37.32)25.48
Women Level of education
 Unable to read and write5203 (64.83)25.71
 Primary education2198 (27.38)36.04
 Secondary education414 (5.16)58.04
 Higher education211 (2.63)60.67
Husband level of education(n = 7578)
 Unable to read and write3761 (49.64)25.06
 Primary education2878 (37.98)31.77
 Secondary education598 (7.89)50.03
 Higher education341 (4.49)53.04
Wealth quartile
 Poor3649 (45.47)22.74
 middle1613 (20.10)29.25
 rich2763 (34.43)43.21
Parity
 12145 (30.54)38.55
 2–53095 (38.57)37.13
  > 52479 (30.89)24.32
Distance to health facility
 Big problem4823 (60.10)46.76
 Not big problem3202 (39.90)54.24
Media Exposure
 Exposure5399 (68.24)58.03
 Non Exposed2513 (31.76)41.97
Region
 Tigray532 (6.63)57.10
 Afar78 (0.97)19.99
 Amhara1671 (20.83)30.73
 Oromia3436 (42.82)22.22
 Somalia322 (4.01)10.43
 Benishangul Gumuz88 (1.10)41.52
 SNNP1623 (20.33)38.09
 Gambela22 (0.27)41.53
 Harari19 (0.24)32.54
 Addis Ababa198 (2.47)89.08
 Dire Dawa34 (0.43)64.32
Community level ANC
 low2776 (32.09)19.86
 high5450 (67.91)55.00
Community level literacy
 low3524 (43.91)39.64
 high4502 (56.09)24.48
Timing of ANC
 Less than 12 weeks1092 (13.61)23.29
 More than 12 weeks6933 (86.39)76.71