Table 2

Socio-demographic characteristics of women who delivered at home (n = 208) and at a health facility (n = 209), TBA survey, Murewa and Goromonzi districts, Zimbabwe, 2006

Selected characteristics

Women who delivered at home

(n = 208)

Women who delivered at a health facility

(n = 209)

P-value


Median age (IQR)

24 (20–29)

23 (20–26)

0.09

Marital status

Married

86.0%

89.5%

0.30

Level of Education

Secondary education or more

67.7%

77.5%

0.02

Main Religion

Apostolic

29.8%

36.6%

0.09

Principle occupation

Subsistence farming

50.0%

51.0%

0.62


IQR: interquartle range

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