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Table 1 Weighted percentage distribution of respondents by selected background characteristics and year of survey

From: Determinants of maternal health services utilization in Uganda

Variable Category Number Percent (%)
Education level attainment None 217 12.3
Primary 1,132 64.2
Secondary + 414 23.5
Region of residence Kampala 107 6.1
Central 374 21.2
Eastern 483 27.4
Northern 313 17.7
Western 487 27.6
Religion Catholic 739 41.9
Protestant 755 42.8
Muslim 216 12.2
All others 54 3.1
Age group 15-19 212 12.0
  20-34 1,287 73.0
  25-49 265 15.0
Rural/Urban residence Urban 268 15.2
Rural 1495 84.2
Wealth Index Poor 762 42.3
  Middle 363 20.6
  Rich 639 36.2
Marital status Never married 90 5.1
Currently married 1,511 85.8
Previously married 160 9.1
Children ever born 1-3 875 49.6
4-6 538 30.5
7+ 351 19.9
Distance to health facility Big issue 777 44.1
Not a big issue 985 55.9
Visited health facility in past year No - Did not visit 315 17.9
Yes-Visited 1445 82.1
MHS package utilized Undesirable 1,560 90.1
  Desirable 80 4.6
  Moderate 92 5.3