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Table 2 Knowledge of pregnant women on ANC, Jimma Zone Public Hospitals, Ethiopia, 2020

From: Late initiation of antenatal care and associated factors among pregnant women in Jimma Zone Public Hospitals, Southwest Ethiopia, 2020

Variables Category Number Percent
ANC definition Regular medical and nursing care recommended for woman during pregnancy Yes 161 39.4%
No 248 60.6%
Treat and prevent potential health problems throughout the course of the pregnancy Yes 233 57.0%
No 176 43.0%
Helps in promoting healthy lifestyles that benefits both mother and child Yes 133 32.5%
No 276 67.5%
Is antenatal care necessary to pregnant women Yes 401 98.0%
No 8 2.0%
Importance of ANC To know the condition of baby Yes 143 35.0%
No 266 65.0%
To know the health of mother Yes 131 32.0%
No 278 68.0%
To avoid complication Yes 118 28.9%
No 291 71.2%
For safe delivery Yes 336 82.2%
No 73 17.9%
It reduces maternal and infants mortality and morbidity Yes 29 7.1%
No 380 92.9%
First antenatal check-up done during the first 4 months Yes 236 57.7%
No 173 42.3%
Pregnant women need at least five ANC visit? Yes 239 58.4%
No 170 41.6