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Table 1 Covariates included in PSM to estimate the effect of ANC guideline and ANC providers’ training on ANC counselling

From: The effect of national antenatal care guidelines and provider training on obstetric danger sign counselling: a propensity score matching analysis of the 2014 Ethiopia service provision assessment plus survey

Variables Categories
Client related variables
Age in years
NB: Age was in the continuous form to estimate the effect of provider training on counselling
[1] 15–20
[2] 21–25
[3] 26–30
[4] ≥ 31
School attendance [1] Yes [0] No
Obstetric history
Trimester
NB: It was in the continuous form to estimate the effect of provider training on counselling
[1] First trimester
[2] Second trimester
[3] Third trimester
ANC visit number [1] First visit [0] Re-visit
Number of pregnancies [1] First pregnancy
[0] Not first pregnancy
Facility related variables
Facility location [1] Urban [0] Rural
Facility type [1] Hospital or Health Centre
[0] Clinic
Managing authority of the facility [1] Government
[0] Other than government
Zonal level supervision [1] Yes [0] No
Health information system available [1] Yes [0] No
ANC provider related
Type of profession [1] Nurse or Midwife [0] Others