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Table 2 Obstetrics and ANC service characteristics of antenatal care attending women, SNNPR, 2012

From: Awareness and knowledge on timing of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among antenatal care attending women in Southern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variable Frequency (%)
Gestational age (in weeks) ≤ 16 weeks 42 (3.2)
17-24 weeks 306 (23.1)
25-35 weeks 756 (57.1)
≥ 36 weeks 221 (16.7)
Total 1325 (100.0)
  Median (IQR) 30 (24–34)
Gravidity One 360 (27.2)
Two-four 736 (55.5)
Five-seven 208 (15.7)
Eight and above 21 (1.6)
Total 1325 (100.0)
Mothers’ number of ANC visit for their current pregnancy First 426 (32.2)
Second-fourth 871 (65.7)
Fifth-sixth 22 (1.7)
Seventh and above 6 (0.5)
Total 1325 (100.0)
Practice of HIV testing during last pregnancy Tested 1144(86.3)
Not tested 181 (13.7)
Total 1325 (100.0)
Had discussion on ANC with male partner during last pregnancy Yes 1107 (83.5)
No 218 (16.5)
Total 1325 (100.0)
Had discussion on HIV/AIDS with male partner during last pregnancy Yes 1019 (76.9)
No 306 (23.1)
Total 1325 (100.0)
Reported level of support respondents got from their male partner during ANC follow up Excellent 397 (30.0)
Very good 721 (54.4)
Fair 80 (6.0)
Very poor 37 (2.8)
No support 90 (6.8)
Total 1325 (100.0)