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Table 2 Knowledge of respondents about preparation for birth and its complication among women aged 15–49 years, Robe Woreda, January, 2012

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness in Robe Woreda, Arsi Zone, Oromia Region, Central Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percent
Identify place of delivery   
Yes 292 50.8
No 283 49.2
Saving money   
Yes 561 97.6
No 14 2.4
Prepare essential items for child birth   
Yes 574 99.8
No 1 0.2
Identify skilled provider   
Yes 394 68.5
No 181 31.5
Awareness on the danger signs of:-   
Pregnancy 75 13
Delivery 75 13
Post-partum 55 9.6
Identify a mode of transportation   
Yes 401 69.7
No 174 30.3
Arranging blood donors   
Yes 57 9.9
No 518 90.1
Obstetric danger signs during pregnancy, labour and post-partum   
Yes 367 63.8
No 208 36.2