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Table 1 Obstetrics and health related characteristics of pregnant women attending antenatal care in North Wollo Zone, northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Iron and folic acid supplementation adherence among pregnant women attending antenatal care in North Wollo Zone northern Ethiopia: institution based cross-sectional study

Variables Adherence Frequency (%)
Yes (%) No (%)
Gravidity
Primigravida 62 (44.6) 77 (55.4) 139 (32.7)
Multigravida 120 (42.4) 163 (57.6) 283 (67.3)
Parity
Nulliparous 63 (45.3) 76 (54.7) 139 (32.9)
Primiparous 85 (45.4) 102 (54.6) 187 (44.3)
Multiparous 34 (35.4) 62 (64.6) 96 (22.8)
Birth spacing in years (n = 283)
1–2 21 (36.8) 36 (63.2) 57 (20.1)
≥ 3 98 (43.4) 128 (56.6) 226 (79.9)
ANC visit
2 visits 95 (40.4) 140 (59.6) 235 (55.7)
3 visits 43 (33.6) 85 (66.4) 128 (30.3)
≥ 4 visits 44 (74.6) 15 (25.4) 59 (14)
First registration time for ANC
Early registration 130 (53.9) 111 (46.1) 241 (57.1)
Late registration 52 (28.7) 129 (71.3) 181 (42.9)
Current visit trimester
Second trimester 75 (37.7) 124 (62.3) 199 (47.2)
Third trimester 107 (48.0) 116 (52.0) 223 (52.8)
Medical illness other than anemia
Yes 10 (29.4) 24 (70.6) 34 (8.1)
No 172 (44.3) 216 (55.7) 388 (91.9)
History of anemia during previous pregnancy (n = 283)
Yes 22 (62.8) 13 (37.2) 35 (12.4)
No 96 (38.7) 152 (61.3) 248 (87.6)
Current anemia status
Anemic 19 (52.8) 17 (47.2) 36 (8.5)
Non Anemic 163 (42.2) 223 (57.8) 386 (91.5)
Haemoglobin recorded gestational week
First trimester 70 (53.8) 60 (46.2) 130 (30.8)
Second and third trimester 112 (38.3) 180 (61.7) 292 (68.5)