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Table 1 Use of EPNC, East Mundri County

From: Early postnatal care use by postpartum mothers in Mundri East County, South Sudan

Variable Used EPNC? Total (Percentage, 95% CI
No Yes
No. (percentage) No. (percentage)
Health facility grade
 Primary Healthcare Unit 221 (91.0) 22 (9.0) 243 (63.1, 58.1–67.9)
 Primary Healthcare Centre and Hospital 120 (84.5) 22 (15.5) 142 (36.9; 32.1–41.9
Health facility ownership
 Private not for profit (PNFP) 59 (76.6) 18 (23.4) 77 (20.0; 16.1–24.3)
 Government 282 (23.4) 26 (8.4) 308 (80.0; 75.7–83.9)
Age of respondents
 Less or equals 30 242 (87.7) 34 (12.3) 276 (71.9; 66.9–76.1)
 More than 30 99 (90.8) 10 (9.2) 109 (28.3; 23.9–33.1)
 Mean/SD 28.0 ± 6.7 26.8 ± 6.1 385
Religion of respondents
 Catholic 139 (90.9) 14 (9.1) 153 (39.7; 34.8–44.8)
 Moslem 16 (76.2) 5 (23.8) 21 (5.4; 3.4–8.2)
 Anglican 186 (88.2) 25 (11.8) 211 (54.8; 49.7–59.9)
Tribe of respondents
 Muru 141 (41.4) 22 (50.0) 163 (42.3; 37.3–47.4)
 Mundu 15 (4.4) 3 (6.8) 18 (4.7; 2.8–7.3)
 Balanda 9 (2.6) 4 (9.1) 13 (3.4; 1.8–5.7)
 Baka 40 (11.7) 4 (9.1) 44 (11.4; 8.4–15.0)
 Bari 38 (11.1) 7 (15.9) 45 (11.7; 8.6–15.3)
 Dinka 29 (8.5) 1 (2.3) 30 (7.8; 5.3–10.9)
 Mundari 59 (20.2) 3 (6.8) 72 (18.7; 14.9–23.0)
Parity (children ever born)
 One 193 (87.3) 28 (12.7) 221 (57.4; 52.3–62.4)
 Two and more 148 (90.2) 16 (9.8) 164 (42.6; 37.6–47.7)
Maternal highest educational level
 None 179 (93.7) 12 (6.3) 191 (49.6; 44.5–54.7)
 Primary 134 (86.5) 21 (13.5) 155 (35.3–45.3)
 Secondary and over 28 (71.8) 11 (28.2) 39 (10.1; 7.3–13.6)
Maternal occupation
 None 298 (90.0) 33 (10.0) 331 (86.0; 82.1–89.3)
 Employed 38 (80.9) 9 (19.1) 47 (12.2; 9.1–16.0)
 Self-employed 5 (71.4) 2 (28.6) 7 (1.8; 0.7–3.7)
Marital status
 Single 307 (90.3) 33 (9.7) 340 (88.3; 84.7–91.3)
 Married 26 (83.9) 5 (16.1) 31 (8.1; 5.5–11.2)
 Separated 8 (57.1) 6 (42.9) 14 (3.6; 2.0–6.0)
Spouse’s highest educational level
 None 181 (92.4) 15 (7.6) 196 (50.9; 45.8–56.0)
 Primary 91 (84.3) 17 (15.7) 108 (28.1; 23.6–32.8)
 Secondary and over 69 (85.2) 12 (18.2) 81 (21.0; 17.1–25.5)