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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of women of reproductive age group, Wolaita Sodo town, Wolaita zone, Ethiopia; 2018 (n = 495)

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness practice and influencing factors among women in Sodo town, Wolaita zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2018; community based cross-sectional study

VARIABLES Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Maternal status
 Pregnant 245 49.5
 Recently delivered 250 50.5
First pregnancy
 Yes 95 19.8
 No 397 80.2
Total No of pregnancy
 Primigravida (1) 98 19.8
 Multigravida (2–4) 361 72.9
 Grand multigravida (≥5) 36 7.3
Parity
 Nulliparous (0) 21 4.2
 Primiparous (1) 139 28.1
 Multiparous (2–4) 311 62.8
 Grand multiparous (≥5) 24 4.8
Planned/unplanned pregnancy
 Unplanned 155 31.3
 planned 340 68.7
ANC visits for current pregnancy
  < 4 353 71.3
  ≥ 4 visits 142 28.7
Counseled on where to go if health problems happen
 No 327 66.1
 Yes 168 33.9
Counseled to arrange blood donors
 No 403 81.4
 Yes 92 18.6
Counseled on saving funds
 No 335 67.7
 Yes 160 32.3
Counseled on identifying SBA
 No 338 68.3
 Yes 157 31.7
Partners and/or Family counseled on BPCR
 No 411 83.0
 Yes 84 17.0
Discussion with partner about BPCR
 No 199 40.2
 Yes 296 59.8
Counseled on Arrangement of transportation
 No 213 43.0
 Yes 282 57.0
Counseled on place of delivery
 No 95 19.2
 Yes 400 80.8
History of family planning use
 No 129 26.1
 Yes 366 73.9
History of abortion
 Yes 24 4.8
 No 471 95.2
History of stillbirth
 Yes 15 3.0
 No 480 97.0
Previous pregnancy/childbirth complications
 Yes 50 10.1
 No 445 89.9
Partners and/or families counseled about BPCR
 No 359 72.5
 Yes 136 27.5
Discussion about BPCR with partner’s
 No 148 29.9
 Yes 347 70.1
Partner’s plan for place of delivery
 Not planned 96 19.4
 Home 31 6.3
 Health institution 368 74.3
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