Table 1

Characteristics of women in analysis sample

MeanSDMinMax
Women who visited the nearest health facility by age31 (years)6.61644
16–190.2601
20–240.3601
25–290.3601
30–340.3201
35–390.2901
40–440.2901
Women with no education or primary school education0.690.4601
Women who visited the nearest health facility with no education or primary school education0.3201
Women who visited the nearest health facility with more than primary school education0.3401
Currently married0.830.3801
Women who visited the nearest health facility and are currently married0.3301
Women who visited the nearest health facility and are not currently married0.3301
Wealthiest women0.520.5001
Women who visited the nearest health facility and are in the poorest wealth groups0.2901
Women who visited the nearest health facility and are in the richest wealth groups0.3701
Women who visited the nearest health facility0.301
Distance to the facility chosen (km)2.93.40.0520.8
Distance of the nearest facility to each woman (km)1.21.00.046.2
Distance of the nearest hospital to each woman (km)4.73.00.239.8
Distance of the nearest health centre to each woman (km)2.01.80.058.0
Distance of the nearest dispensary to each woman (km)3.93.40.049.7
Women living in Arusha
Woman visited the nearest health facility0.0701
Distance to the facility chosen (km)2.51.90.0519.7
Distance of the nearest facility to each woman (km)0.70.50.053.4
Women living in Meru
Woman visited the nearest health facility0.501
Distance to the facility chosen (km)3.24.20.0620.8
Distance of the nearest facility to each woman (km)1.51.20.046.2