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Research Article

Trends and Factors Associated with Healthcare Utilization for Childhood Diarrhea and Fever in Ethiopia: Further Analysis of the Demographic and Health Surveys from 2000 to 2016

Table 1

Descriptive statistics of the samples 2000–2016 EDHS.

Variables2000200520112016
n%N%N%n%

Sex of child
 Male509551.3473251.6540750.9453751.8
 Female484648.7444048.4522449.1422548.2
Child birth order
 First birth166016.7152816.7191018148717
 Second birth156215.7143715.7175916.5142716.3
 Third birth129113121313.2141013.3124214.2
 Forth birth and above542854.6499454.4555252.2460652.6
Total under-five birth
 One birth387651.2360851.3414350.5356651.3
 Two births300739.7273538.9311137.9255436.7
 Three and above births6949.26869.894811.683412
Mother’s age
 Below 30522846.4474746.7574548.2463847.7
 30 and higher603753.6541253.3617551.8509352.3
Mother’s education
 No education881778.3740772.9754863.3564058
 Primary145812.9159015.7329027.6267627.5
 Secondary/higher9908.8116211.510829.1141514.6
Husband’s education
 No education715763.5594658.5590549.5443145.5
 Primary220019.5228722.5408834.3305431.4
 Secondary/higher190816.9192618.9192716.1224623.1
Information about oral rehydration salt
 No320528.5447644.4333528.1224023
 Yes804271.5560755.6854971.9749177
Wanted last child
 Wanted then464365.2447968.9566774.6533280.7
 Wanted later118316.6100615.5129717.188113.3
 Wanted no more129118.1101415.66348.33976
Exposure to mass media
 No990688854684.2965081659969.1
 Yes135312160815.8226019295530.9
Antenatal care
 No480167.4440367.7418955.1229234.7
 1–3118716.795514.7173122.8194929.5
 4 and more113115.9114817.6168322.123635.8
Place of delivery
 Home634489.1561886.4629582.9409762
 Health facility77410.988213.6130217.1251338
Desire to have more children
 Wants no more children380535.3418642.7407035.2287530.4
 Wants more children697064.7562357.3748464.8659369.6
Residence
 Rural870877.3781977882774.1245674.8
 Urban255722.7234023309325.9727525.2
Region
 Tigray10749.59749.6126410.69469.7
 Afar7476.66856.710819.18578.8
 Amhara167714.9160915.8161113.5111211.4
 Oromia186316.5164316.2156813.2131213.5
 Somali6505.85525.471169649.9
 Ben-Gumuz8137.2708710138.58008.2
 SNNPR143912.8148814.6142712121612.5
 Gambella7626.861169217.77047.2
 Harari6275.65675.67486.35705.9
 Dire Dawa6705.95365.37426.25486
 Addis Ababa9438.47867.783476666.8
Wealth index
 Poorest234123308025.8288029.6
 Poorer172016.9191616.1148915.3
 Middle162916177414.9134913.9
 Richest153815.1183115.4130313.4
 Richer293128.9331927.8271027.8
Postnatal care
 No556597.4606281600790.9
 Yes1492.6294195989.1

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