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Table 4 Environmental factors among pregnant women, Hossana, June, 2015

From: Prevalence of herbal medicine use and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care at public health facilities in Hossana Town, Southern Ethiopia: facility based cross sectional study

Variables Total (N and %)
Access to health facility(n = 353)
 ≤5 km 214 (60.6 %)
 5–10 km 111 (31.4 %)
 >10 km 28 (7.8 %)
Source of information (n = 323)*
 Parents/relatives 159 (49.2 %)
 Health professionals 16 (5 %)
 Neighbours 109 (33.7 %)
 Herbalist 28 (8.7 %)
 Others** 41 (12.7 %)
Sources to obtain herbal medicine (n = 258)*
 Self-preparation 76 (29.5 %)
 Traditional herbalist 30 (11.6 %)
 Work places 18 (7 %)
 Market places 107 (41.5 %)
 Neighbours 67 (26 %)
 Others** 55 (21.3 %)
  1. *More than one possible answer was used
  2. **Friends, mass media