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Table 1 Basic information and use of maternal health services among participants, Sichuan province, western China, 2014

From: Use of maternal health services among women in the ethnic rural areas of western China

Variables Mean ± SD or % (No.)
Participant SES
 Age (years) 28.83 ± 6.41
 Junior or higher education level,% 11.71 (89)
 Yi minority,% 79.73 (606)
 First parity,% 24.47 (186)
 Farmer or housewife,% 92.50 (703)
 Fixed asset,% 89.47 (680)
Perceived quality of hospital care
 Ability of THCa, yes% 71.18 (541)
 Equipment of THC, good% 44.08 (335)
 Techniques of THC, good% 46.45 (353)
 Doctors in THC, good% 54.21 (412)
 Sanitation of THC, good% 51.45 (391)
 Ability of CH b, yes% 93.03 (707)
 Equipment of CH, good% 43.03 (327)
 Techniques of CH, good% 43.55 (331)
 Doctors in CH, good% 42.24 (321)
 Sanitation of CH, good% 44.74 (340)
Knowledge score b 4.68 ± 2.32
Travel time from home to the nearest hospital, > 1 h 14.61 (111)
Maternal health service use
 Antenatal care rate,% 68.94 (524)
 Hospital delivery rate,% 48.29 (367)
 Postpartum visit rate,% 28.42 (216)
  1. a, township health center; b, county hospital; c, knowledge score on maternal care