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Table 3 Population-weighted professional characteristics of midwives in Oromia, Amhara, SNNP, and Tigray regions and in Addis Ababa

From: Professionalism, stigma, and willingness to provide patient-centered safe abortion counseling and care: a mixed methods study of Ethiopian midwives

  Number of observationsa Estimated percentageb 95% confidence intervalc
Midwifery training program    
 Diploma 509 54 49, 59
 Bachelor’s degree 406 44 39, 50
 Other 21 2 1, 3
Currently works in private facility 287 26 22, 31
Type of health care facility    
 Rural health center 347 27 22, 33
 Urban health center 311 41 36, 45
 Primary hospital 126 15 12, 20
 General hospital 117 14 11, 16
 Specialized/tertiary/teaching 34 3 2, 6
Years in practice    
 Fewer than 3 years 266 28 25, 32
 3–4 years 244 29 26, 32
 5–9 years 347 37 33, 41
 10 years or more 53 6 4, 9
Has received SAC training 313 32 26, 39
Has had patient with incomplete abortion 748 85 81, 87
Has provided post-abortion care 620 72 66, 76
Has had patient die from unsafe abortion 143 17 15, 19
Has provided SAC 334 34 28, 42
  1. aUnweighted observations. Because of missing observations and weighting, the number of observations may not match percentages and may not add to the total sample size
  2. bThese estimates are population weighted
  3. c95% CIs reflect the range of possible values for the survey-weighted estimated percentages