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Table 1 Distribution of exit clients by key characteristic variables (N = 256)

From: Female clients’ gender preferences for frontline health workers who provide maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) services at primary health care level in Nigeria

Characteristic(N)Percentage (%)
State
 Bauchi10842.2
 Cross River14857.8
Reason for visiting the health facility
 Myself11143.3
 My Child14054.7
 Myself and my child52.0
Pregnancy status
 Yes9938.7
 No15761.3
aPurpose of visit for Self
 ANC9637.5
 Childbirth Care (neonate)41.6
 Delivery31.2
 Post-Partum/Post–Natal care197.4
 Family Planning52.0
aPurpose of visit for the Child
 Childbirth care (under 5 yrs)31.2
 Child Nutrition10.4
 Child Immunization7830.5
 Childhood illness5220.3
Cadre of health care provider seen
 JCHEWs3915.2
 CHEWs11444.5
 CHOs2610.2
 Nurses5019.5
 Midwives52.0
 Don’t know228.6
Gender of health care provider seen
 Male6826.6
 Female18873.4
  1. aTotal frequency (N) i.e. ‘Purpose of visit for Self’ + ‘Purpose of visit for the Child’ was more than 256 due to multiple responses. Five female clients were attending the health facility for healthcare services for both themselves and their child