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Table 1 Socio-demographic and reproductive characteristics (N = 764)

From: Knowledge of obstetric danger signs and birth preparedness practices among women in rural Uganda

Characteristics Number (n) Percent (%)
County   
Kashari 389 51.7
Rwampara 375 48.3
Location of residence   
Rural 641 77.2
Semi-urban 123 22.8
Age (years)   
<25 303 39.6
≥25 461 60.4
Marital status   
Not married 37 4.6
Married 726 95.4
Education level   
Less than secondary (low) 588 75.3
≥Secondary (high) 175 24.7
Occupation   
Irregular income 605 76.5
Regular income 157 23.5
Religion   
Christians 734 94.5
Others 29 5.5
Household assets ownership   
Low (0-1) 214 27.0
High ( 2) 550 73.0
Parity   
1 163 21.5
2-4 355 46.2
≥5 246 32.3
ANC Attendance   
<4 visits 247 32.4
4 visits 517 67.6
Travel time to health facility   
<1 hour 418 59.9
≥1 hour 339 40.1