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Table 2 Obstetric related characteristics of respondents among women who gave birth within the last one year in rural Gozamen district, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 600)

From: Antenatal care follow-up decreases the likelihood of cultural malpractice during childbirth and postpartum among women who gave birth in the last one-year in Gozamen district, Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Obstetrics variables Frequency Percent
Parity
  Parity 1 138 23.0
  Parity 2-4 297 49.5
  Parity=>5 165 27.5
ANC Visit
  Yes 525 87.5
  No 75 12.5
Number of ANC follow up (n = 525)   
  One 98 18.67
  Two 136 25.9
  Three and above 291 55.43
Place of delivery
  Home 203 33.9
  Health facility 397 66.1
If at home, delivery assistance was (n = 203)
  Traditional birth attendants 73 35.96
  Family member 84 41.38
  Neighbor 46 22.66
An instrument used to cut the cord (n = 203)
  New blade 179 88.17
  Unclean blade used before 13 6.4
  Boiled blade used before 11 5.43
Umbilical cord tied
  Yes 156 76.85
  No 47 23.15
  1. Key: ANC Antenatal care