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Table 2 Health facility 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 (%)
Facility distance (min)
≤ 30 76 (43.2) 100 (56.8) 176 (41.7%)
> 30 106 (43.1) 140 (56.9) 246 (58.3%)
Waiting time (min)
≤ 30 112 (42.4) 152 (57.6) 264 (62.6%)
> 30 70 (44.3) 88 (55.7) 158 (37.4%)
Obtain counseling on IFA
Yes 169 (48.0) 183 (52.0) 352 (83.4%)
No 13 (18.6) 57 (81.4) 70 (16.6%)
Encountered shortage of supplement
Yes 24 (30.8) 54 (69.2) 78 (18.5%)
No 158 (45.9) 186 (54.1) 344 (81.5%)
Got IFAS free of charge
Yes 166 (44.9) 203 (55.1) 369 (87.4%)
No 16 (30.2) 37 (69.7) 53 (12.6%)