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Table 3 Obstetric history of female respondents

From: Knowledge of safe motherhood among women in rural communities in northern Nigeria: implications for maternal mortality reduction

  Birnin Gwari cluster (n=270) Kunchi cluster (n=270) P-value
  N (%) N (%)  
Parity Once 25 (9.3%) 31 (11.5%) 0.156
  2 - 5 126 (46.7%) 142 (52.6%)  
  >5 119 (44.1%) 97 (35.9%)  
Number of deliveries that were facility-based deliveries Once 60 (22.2%) 56 (20.7%) 0.727
  2 - 5 33 (12.2%) 30 (11.1%)  
  >5 6 (2.2%) 10 (3.7%)  
  Never 171 (63.4%) 174 (64.5%)  
Experience of maternal complication during most recent pregnancy/delivery Yes 66 (24.4%) 99 (36.7%) 0.003
  No 204 (75.6%) 171 (63.3%)  
Attendance at ANC visits during most recent pregnancy Yes 176 (65.2%) 217 (80.4%) <0.001
  No 94 (34.8%) 53 (19.6%)  
Number of ANC visits to health facility during most recent pregnancy No ANC Visits 94 (34.8%) 53 (19.6%) <0.001
  One ANC Visits 16 (5.9%) 10 (3.7%)  
  Two ANC Visits 16 (5.9%) 24 (8.9%)  
  Three ANCVisits 15 (5.6%) 40 (14.8%)  
  Four or More ANC Visits 129 (47.8%) 143 (53.0%)