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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women who delivered a baby in the two years preceding the survey by HEWs visit during pregnancy in north and south central Ethiopia, 2012

From: Effect of an innovative community based health program on maternal health service utilization in north and south central Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study

  Visit by HEWs during pregnancy at least once
Characteristics Yes (n,%) No (n,%)
Place of residence   
 Urban 620(53.0) 550(47.0)
 Rural 2465(65.2) 1314(34.8)
Level of education   
 None 2046(66.0) 1052(34.0)
 Primary 757(55.5) 608(44.5)
 Secondary 252(62.7) 150(37.3)
 College 30(35.7) 54(64.3)
Marital status   
 Currently married 2921(62.1) 1785(37.9)
 Widowed, divorced, never married 164(67.5) 79(32.5)
Religion   
 Orthodox Christian 2602(79.3) 679(20.7)
 Muslim 379(26.8) 1033(73.2)
 Protestant 529(26.8) 142(63.2)
 Catholic 49(83.1) 10(17.0)
Occupation   
 Housewife 1754(89.9) 197(10.1)
 Housewife and farm work 992(46.8) 1127(53.2)
 Trade and other employee 217(36.4) 379(63.6)
 Others 122(43.1) 161(56.9)
Number of pregnancies   
 1 522(54.4) 437(45.6)
 2-4 1390(62.6) 832(37.4)
 5-6 680(62.3) 346(33.7)
 7 and above 4939(66.4) 249(33.6)
Number of deliveries   
 1-2 1049(59.1) 726(40.9)
 3-4 858(61.2) 543(38.8)
 5-6 680(62.3) 346(33.7)
 7+ 493(66.4) 249(33.6)