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Table 2 Practices of respondents on preparation for birth with current pregnancy among pregnant women in Medebay Zana district, July 2017

From: Birth preparedness as a precursor to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality among pregnant mothers in Medebay Zana District, Northern Ethiopia

Variables Category N (%)
Saved habit Yes 335 (60.7)
No 217 (39.3)
Arranged transport Yes 179 (32.4)
No 373 (67.6)
Identified a skilled birth attendant Yes 173 (31.3)
No 379 (68.7)
Identified facility for delivery Yes 371 (67.2)
No 181 (32.8)
Place of delivery Health institution 293 (79)
Other placea 78 (21)
Final decision maker on birth place Both 261 (47.3)
Women 211 (38.2)
Husband 80 (14.5)
  1. aHome or out any health institutions