Table 1

Characteristics of women and households (n=1401)

n%
Socioeconomic characteristics
 Age (years)
  ≥191269.0
  20–2970850.5
  30–3947734.1
  ≤40906.4
 Education
  None53638.3
  Primary32723.3
  Lower secondary40128.6
  Higher secondary or above1379.8
 Religion
  Christian73352.3
  Muslim19814.1
  Traditional and others41229.4
  NA584.1
 Number of pregnancies
  One37626.8
  Two31822.7
  Three27319.5
  Four or more43431.0
 Marital status
  Married85661.1
  Cohabitating36325.9
  Unmarried, widowed, divorced or separated18213.0
 Partner’s age (years)
  ≥2928920.6
  30–3944832.0
  ≤4025918.5
  Unknown or NA40528.9
 Partner’s education
  None40228.7
  Primary18713.4
  Lower secondary39027.8
  Upper secondary or above30822.0
  Unknown or NA1148.1
  No. of children aged under 5 years (mean and SD)1.91.5
  Socioeconomic status score* (mean and SD)0.01.0
Factors about the latest pregnancy
 Intended pregnancy
  Intended81658.2
  Mistimed45232.3
  Unwanted1339.5
 Money prepared for delivery
  Yes48934.9
  No91265.1
 Held health insurance card
  Yes65847.0
  No74353.0
 Received support from family member during and after delivery
  Yes111679.7
  No28520.3
 Any complications for women during pregnancy, delivery or post-delivery within 6 weeks of delivery
  Yes75453.8
  No64746.2
 Any complications for child within 6 weeks of delivery
  Yes24717.6
  No115482.4
  • *Standardised z-score based on factor analysis using the following variables: availability of electric power, availability of clean toilet, house roof material, ownership of refrigerator, availability of clean water, ownership of TV, ownership of radio and ownership of mobile phone.

  • NA, not available.