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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of respondents in Amhara region referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, February 01 to July 30, 2018

From: Magnitude of maternal near misses and the role of delays in Ethiopia: a hospital based cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency Percent
ANC visits (n = 572)
 Not booked 174 30.4
 Booked 398 69.6
Number of ANC visits (n = 572)
 None 174 30.4
 One visit 59 10.3
 2–4 visits 299 52.3
 > 4 visits 40 7.0
Visit type (n = 572)
 New visits 485 84.8
 Repeat visits 87 15.2
Source of referral (n = 572)
 Health institution 425 74.3
 Self-referral 147 25.7
Type of current pregnancy (n = 572)
 Wanted and supported 437 76.4
 Wanted but unplanned 25 4.4
 Unwanted and unplanned 110 19.2
Gestational age (n = 572)
 ≤ 28 weeks 55 9.6
 29 to 36 weeks 53 9.3
 37 to 42 weeks 456 79.7
 > 42 weeks 8 1.4
Parity (n = 572)
 ≤ 1 delivery 260 45.5
 2 to 4 deliveries 199 34.8
 ≥ 5 deliveries 113 19.8
Duration of labor (n = 489)
 ≤ 24 h 365 74.6
 > 24 h 124 25.4
Type of interventions (n = 572)
 SVD 164 28.7
 CS 163 28.5
 Hysterectomy 121 21.2
 Destructive deliveries 75 13.1
 MVA/D and C 49 8.6
Duration of hospital stay (n = 572)
 < 7 days 414 72.4
 ≥ 7 days 158 27.6