Table 2

Utilization of skilled maternal health services using selected individual level characteristics, North Gondar, 2012
Characteristics n Number (percent) of women reporting skilled provider for:
ANC Delivery care PNC
Birth order 1 335 132 (39.4) 77 (23.0) 31 (9.3)
2-3 657 215 (32.7) 85 (12.9) 47 (7.2)
4-5 439 116 (26.4) 43 (9.8) 17 (3.9)
6+ 237 75 (31.6) 26 (11.0) 10 (4.2)
Mother's education No education 1183 339 (28.7) 129 (10.9) 56 (4.7)
Primary 327 117 (35.8) 49 (15.0) 24 (7.3)
Secondary and above 158 82 (51.9) 53 (33.5) 25 (15.8)
Husband education No education 1057 286 (27.1) 116 (11.0) 50 (4.7)
Primary 430 172 (40.0) 62 (14.4) 33 (7.7)
Secondary and above 181 80 (44.2 53 (29.3) 22 (12.2)
Wealth quintile Lowest 331 81 (24.5) 37 (11.2) 13(3.9)
Second 340 107 (31.5) 43 (12.6) 15(4.4)
Middle 306 112 (36.6) 44 (14.4) 30(9.8)
Fourth 357 128 (35.9) 60 (16.8) 24(6.7)
Highest 334 110 (32.9) 47 (14.1) 23(6.9)
Women have awareness on risk of pregnancy No 522 90 (17.2) 52 (10.0) 13 (2.5)
Yes 1146 448 (39.1) 179 (15.6) 92 (8.0)
Women preferred health professionals for the care No 713 142 (19.9) 40 (5.6) 15 (2.1)
Yes 955 396 (41.5) 191 (20.0) 90 (9.4)
Women have awareness on places to get skilled providers No 341 45 (13.2) 14 (4.1) 7 (2.1)
Yes 1327 493 (37.2) 217(16.4) 98 (7.4)
Pregnancy wontedness Wanted/mistimed 1511 495 (32.8) 214 (14.2) 96 (6.4)
Unwanted 157 43 (27.4) 17 (10.8) 9 ( 5.7)
ANC in previous pregnancy No 957 200 (20.9) 107 (11.2) 42 (4.4)
Yes 711 338 (47.5) 124 (17.4) 63 (8.9)
Women agree on planning health institutions as delivery place No 432 38 (8.8)
Yes 1236 193 (15.6)
ANC for this pregnancy by a skilled provider No 1130 103 (9.1) 56 (5.0)
Yes 538 128 (23.8) 49 (9.1)
Women agree to have PNC after normal delivery No 767 26 (3.4)
Yes 901 79 (8.8)
Total 1668 538 (32.3) 231 (13.8) 105 (6.3)

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