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Table 2 Obstetric history and utilization of pregnant mothers attending antenatal care follow up in Easter zone of Tigray, 2019

From: Determinants of late antenatal care follow up among pregnant women in Easter zone Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, 2018: unmatched case–control study

S. no.CharacteristicsResponsesBefore or at 16 weeks (n = 199)After 16 weeks (N = 199)Total
1Total no of pregnancyOnly one82 (41.2)45 (22.6)127
2–4 times89 (44.7)105 (52.8)194
5 and more28 (14.1)49 (24.6)77
2Total no of birthsOnly one67 (49.6)58 (35.4)125
2–4 births67 (49.6)58 (35.4)125
5 and more births15 (11.1)26 (15.9)41
3Total alive birthsNo alive birth28 (21.5)15 (9.1)43
1–2 alive births69 (53.1)77 (47)146
≥ 3 and above alive births33 (25.4)72 (43.9)105
4Total no of live childrenNo alive child28 (21.5)15 (9.1)43
1–2 live children69 (53.1)77 (47)146
3 and more alive children33 (25.4)72 (43.9)105
5Ever had still birthYes19 (16.4)24 (15.6)43
No97 (83.6)130 (84.4)227
6History of abortionYes25 (21.2)29 (18.8)54
No93 (78.8)12 (581.2)218
7Current pregnancyPlanned146 (73.4)114 (57.3)260
Unplanned53 (26.6)84 (42.2)137
8Gravidity1st83 (41.9)46 (23)129
2nd42 (21.2)47 (23.5)89
3rd and above73 (36.9)107 (53.5)180
9History of ANC follow up for the previous pregnancyYes103 (52)138 (69)241
No11 (5.6)16 (8)27
Never pregnant84 (42.4)46 (23)130
10Time of first ANC for previous pregnancyBefore or 16 weeks53 (50.5)37 (26.6)90
After 16 weeks35 (33.3)71 (51.1)106
I did not remember17 (16.2)31 (22.3)48
11No of ANC for previous pregnancyOnly one9 (8.3%)7 (5.1)16
Two times15 (13.9)26 (19.1)41
Three times28 (25.9)54 (39.7)82
Four times47 (43.5)36 (26.5)83
Above four times9 (8.3)13 (9.6)22
12Know when ANC will startBefore or 16 weeks129 (64.8)44 (22.1)173
After 16 weeks42 (21.1)116 (58.3)158
I did not remember28 (14.1)39 (19.6)67
13Know advantage of ANCYes185 (92.9)125 (72.9)330
No34 (17.1)34 (17.1)68
14Know dangers signs of pregnancyYes128 (64.3)133 (66.8)261
No71 (35.7)66 (33.2)137
15Types of dangers signs (n = 261)Bleeding121 (94.2)109 (80.7)230
Sever head ache53 (41.4)49 (36.3)102
Swelling of extremes41 (32.2)38 (28.4)79
Convulsion41 (32.2)41 (30.6)82
Severe abdominal cramping29 (22.7)30 (22.4)59
Others55 (42.6)65 (48.1)120
16Accompanied by for the previous ANC follow upRelatives32 (30.2)27 (20.1)59
My partner40 (37.7)42 (31.3)82
WDA2 (1.9)10 (7.5)12
My self32 (30.2)55 (41)87
17Partner encourage for ANC visitYes167 (83.9)152 (76.4)319
No32 (16.1)47 (23.6)78
18Receive inf/n when to start ANC VisitYes144 (72.2)149 (74.9)293
No55 (27.8)50 (25.1)105
19Experienced danger signs for previous pregnancyYes50 (42.4)47 (30.7)97
No68 (57.6)106 (69.3)174
20Means of identifying current pregnancyAmenorrhea74 (37.2)84 (42.2)158
HCG test104 (52.3)94 (47.2)198
Told by Health provider15 (7.5)16 (8)31
Other6 (3)5 (2.5)11
21Perception of no of ANC visitsOnly one4 (2)3 (1.5)7
Two times43 (21.6)48 (24.1)91
Three times98 (49.2)94 (47.2)19
Four times54 (27.1)54 (27.1)108
More than four times4 (2)3 (1.5)7
22Time of recognized the current pregnancy1–2 months129 (64.8)55 (27.6)184
After 3 months70 (35.2)144 (72.4)211
23Have HF in your kebelleYes171 (85.9)181 (91)362
No28 (14.1)18 (9)36
24Distance to the nearest health facility< 60 min158 (79.4)141 (70.9)299
60–120 min25 (12.6)27 (13.6)52
> 120 min16 (8%)31 (15.6)47
25ANC services is provided in comfortable timeYes175 (87.9)177 (88.9)352
No24 (12)22 (11%)46
26Health provide respectful careYes167 (83.9)155 (77.9)322
No32 (16.1)44 (22.11)77
27Receive in f/n about Advantage of ANCYes179 (89.9)178 (89.4)357
No20 (10.1)21 (10.6)41
28Source of information for advantage of ANCHealth providers141 (77.9)150 (84.2)290
My partner23 (13.3)17 (9)40
My relatives24 (13.4)13 (7.3)37
mass media51 (28.5)50 (28.1)101
Books16 (8.9)9 (5.1)25
School12 (8.7)7 (3)17
29In which HF had receive ANC for previous pregnancyPrivet17 (16.3)19 (13.9)36
NGO13 (12.5)17 (12.4)30