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Table 2 Reproductive and perception of respondents characteristics among pregnant mothers attending ANC service in Tselemte district, Tigray, Ethiopia, March 2014

From: Late antenatal care initiation: the case of public health centers in Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (n = 365) Percent (%)
Parity (N = 365)
 Nulliparous 96 26.3
 ≥ 1 269 73.7
History of abortion (N = 365)
 No 334 91.5
 Yes 31 8.5
History of still birth (N = 365)
 No 339 92.9
 Yes 26 7.1
Means of diagnosing pregnancy (N = 365)
 Missed period 271 74.2
 By urine test 94 25.8
Who planned the Px (N = 365)
 Wife 1 0.3
 Husband 12 3.3
 Both 339 92.9
 Neither 13 3.6
Received advice when to start ANC for current PX (N = 365)
 No 149 40.8
 Yes 216 59.2
Source of Information for ANC (N = 365)
 Women development army 66 30.6
 Health extension workers 64 29.6
 Husbands and 51 23.6
 Other family members 35 16.3
Decision maker (N = 365)
 Joint decision with spouse 179 49
 Themselves 104 28.5
 Husband 53 14.5
 Their relatives 29 8