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Table 2 Relevant DHS questions used in this analysis

From: The spillover effect of midwife attrition from the Nigerian midwives service scheme

  DHS questions Responses
1 Where did you receive antenatal care for this pregnancy? Home
− your home
− other home
Public sector
− Government hospital
− Government health center
− Government health post/dispensary
− Other public sector (site)
Private med. Sector
− Private hospital/clinic
− Other private med. Sector
Other
2. How many times did you receive antenatal care during this pregnancy? Number of times/Don’t know
3. Where did you give birth? Home
− your home
− other home
Public sector
− Government hospital
− Government health center
− Government health post/dispensary
− Other public sector site
Private med. Sector
− Private hospital/clinic
− Other private med. Sector
Other
4. Many different factors can prevent women from getting medical advice or treatment for themselves. When you are sick and want to get medical advice or treatment, is each of the following a big problem or not?  
  • Getting permission to go to the doctor? Big problem or not a big problem
  • Getting money needed for advice or treatment? Big problem or not a big problem
  • The distance to the health facility? Big problem or not a big problem
  • Not wanting to go alone? Big problem or not a big problem
  • Attitude of the health workers? Big problem or not a big problem