International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Women’s Health Decision-Making Autonomy and Skilled Birth Attendance in Ghana

Table 2

Empowerment status by category, Ghana DHS 2014.

VariableFrequencyPercentage (%)

Healthcare decision-making autonomy
Autonomous1,11721.9
Not autonomous3,99078.1
Large household purchases decision-making
Autonomous94818.6
Not autonomous4,15981.4
Visit to family members decision-making
Autonomous1,09721.5
Not autonomous4,00878.5

Source: computed from 2014 GDHS dataset.

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