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Table 1 Frequencies, percentages, district- and PHCU-level ranges of explanatory factors

From: Spatial variability in factors influencing maternal health service use in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia: a geographically-weighted regression analysis

Characteristic Frequency
(n = 3727)
(%)
District-level range
(n = 3)
(%)
PHCU-level range
(n = 24)
(%)
Individual factors
 Education level
  None 2068 (55.5) 47–68 31–73
  Primary/secondary/higher 1659 (44.5) 32–53 27–69
 Occupation
  Housewife 2884 (77.4) 76–80 67–90
  Formal occupation 843 (22.6) 21–24 10–33
 Danger sign awareness
  Aware of pregnancy danger signs 2784 (74.7) 74–75 60–93
  Aware of delivery danger signs 2959 (79.4) 78–81 67–92
  Aware of postpartum signs 1548 (41.5) 40–43 29–61
 Nurse as information source
  Health-related informationa 1543 (41.4) 37–47 15–53
  Birth-related information 1874 (50.3) 45–56 18–66
 Service use
  History of ANC usea 2070 (56.1) 50–65 21–83
  ANC use for last child 1756 (47.1) 38–55 26–62
  History of delivery care usea 1165 (31.6) 21–43 11–51
  Delivery care use for last child 1835 (49.0) 35–64 19–72
 Attitude towards delivery care
  Unnecessary for experienced women 239 (6.5) 6–7 1–16
 Assisted delivery modea 187 (5.0) 4–6 1–11
Household or inter-personal factors
 Wealthiest household group 1184 (31.8) 15–53 6–68
 Companion support available 2907 (78.0) 70–86 5–53
 Involved in decision making
  About delivery site 2916 (78.2) 76–81 54–84
  Health-related issues 2656 (71.3) 67–75 59–91
 Pregnancy planned 2438 (66.1) 56–73 42–81
 Engaged in birth preparedness and planning 2520 (67.6) 61–72 16–52
Health system factors
 Home visit by HEW 1251 (33.6) 23–39 7–49
 Nearby health facility type/level
  Hospital/health centre 1751 (47.5) 42–54 28–74
  1. aDenominators differ: Nurse as source of health information, data available for n = 3721 (99.8%) women only. History of ANC use, data available for n = 3688 (98.7%) women only. History of delivery care use, data available for n = 3682 as n = 45 women were first time mothers for whom history of delivery care was not applicable. Assisted delivery mode, data available for n = 3714 women. n = 11 had abortion outcomes and, therefore, delivery mode was not applicable while n = 2 had missing data