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Table 3 Percentage of young women aged 15–24 who had at least four visits for ANC and SBA for most recent birth in the 5 years preceding the survey according to background characteristics, Nepal DHS 2016

From: Factors influencing the use of reproductive health services among young women in Nepal: analysis of the 2016 Nepal demographic and health survey

  4+ ANC visits Skilled birth attendant  
Background characteristics % 95% CI p-value
2)
% 95% CI p-value
2)
Number
Mother’s age at birth
  < 20 73.2 [68.7–77.3] 0.268 68.6 [64.0–72.8] 0.177 792
 20–25 70.2 [65.7–74.4]   65.0 [60.8–69.0]   813
Education
 No education 54.1 [45.7–62.2] 0.000 52.2 [44.3–60.0] 0.000 307
 Primary 63.0 [56.5–69.0]   56.6 [49.8–63.2]   350
 Secondary 76.9 [72.4–80.9]   72.5 [67.7–76.9]   599
 SLC & above 86.9 [82.9–90.1]   79.9 [74.9–84.1]   349
Working status
 Not working 65.3 [59.7–70.6] 0.000 69.3 [64.7–73.5] 0.104 707
 Working 76.7 [73.1–80.0]   64.8 [60.5–68.9]   899
Caste/ethnicity
 Brahman/Chhetri 82.2 [77.6–86.0] 0.000 72.3 [66.1–77.8] 0.033 399
 Terai caste 63.6 [53.5–72.6]   62.9 [55.4–69.8]   334
 Dalit 67.2 [59.4–74.1]   57.9 [51.1–64.3]   241
 Janajati 73.3 [67.8–78.3]   68.2 [61.7–74.1]   517
 Muslim 60.7 [48.6–71.6]   70.9 [59.7–80.0]   114
Wealth quintile
 Poorest 64.6 [57.9–70.8] 0.007 45.5 [39.0–52.1] 0.000 314
 Poorer 70.1 [64.1–75.5]   58.5 [52.1–64.6]   371
 Middle 69.9 [62.9–76.0]   73.6 [67.7–78.7]   397
 Richer 77.6 [71.4–82.8]   76.2 [70.7–80.9]   355
 Richest 80.2 [71.5–86.8]   88.9 [80.7–93.9]   169
Birth order
 1 78.7 [75.3–81.8] 0.000 74.7 [71.1–78.1] 0.000 1034
 2 61.3 [55.1–67.2]   55.8 [49.6–61.8]   434
 3+ 51.6 [42.1–61.0]   41.5 [31.8–51.8]   138
Fertility preference
 Wants no more children 64.1 [59.1–68.7] 0.000 62.8 [58.1–67.2] 0.005 685
 Wants more children 76.9 [73.0–80.5]   69.1 [65.1–72.9]   854
 Undecided 82.7 [70.2–90.6]   77.8 [65.9–86.3]   67
Women’s participation in decision-making
 No 68.7 [64.1–73.0] 0.021 64.0 [59.6–68.2] 0.045 783
 One or more decisions 74.6 [70.4–78.4]   69.3 [65.0–73.4]   810
Exposure to media (at least once a week)
 Not exposed 62.5 [56.7–68.0] 0.000 56.9 [52.2–61.4] 0.000 687
 Exposed 78.5 [75.0–81.7]   74.2 [69.9–78.1]   919
Total 71.7 [68.1–75.0]   66.8 [63.3–70.1]   1606