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Table 2 Maternal health services utilization among women who delivered in the two years preceding the survey 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

Maternal health services Frequency Percent
Had antenatal care at least once   
 Yes 4408 89.1
 No 541 10.9
Time at first ANC visit   
 First trimester 1255 28.5
 Second trimester 3003 68.3
 Third trimester 144 32.7
 N = 4402   
Had antenatal care at least four times   
 Yes 2850 57.6
 No 2099 42.4
Place of ANC attendance   
 Health post 2001 45.6
 Health center 1748 39.8
 Hospital 639 14.6
 n = 4388   
Place of delivery   
 Home 3700 74.9
 Health post 34 0.7
 Health center 386 7.8
 Government hospital 793 16.1
 Private hospital 24 0.5
Had post natal care   
 Yes 4343 88.1
 No 589 11.9
Time at post natal care visit   
 Within 24 hours 162 3.7
 Within 3 days 444 10.2
 Within 7 days 2061 47.5
 45 days after delivery 886 20.4
 Later 483 11.1
 Unspecified 307 7.1
Place of PNC visit   
 Health post 2500 57.9
 Health center 1123 26.0
 Government hospital 648 15.0
 Private clinic 24 0.6
 Private hospital 20 0.5
 Unspecified 2 0.05