Table 2: Obstetric history and antenatal care experience of the respondents in Dale Woreda, 2015.

VariablesTotal (%)Forum membersForum non-members chi-squarep-value
Number (%)Number (%)

Gravid
Primi ()179(29.6)89(14.7) 90(14.9)
2-3258(42.7)123(20.4)135(22.3)1.570.45
≥ 4167(27.6)90(14.9)77(12.7)
Parity
Para 0180(29.8)90(14.9)90(14.9)
Para 1101(16.7)53(8.8)48(7.9)1.100.77
Para(2-4)281(46.5)141(23.3)140(23.2)
Para ≥542(7.0)18(3.0)24(4.0)
History of still birth
Yes40(6.6)22(3.6)18(3.0)0.430.51
Gestational age
3-6 months222(36.8)107(17.7)115(19.1)
7-9 months382(63.2)195(32.3)187(30.9)0.450.50
Trimester during interview
First7(1.2)07(1.2)
Second215(35.6)107(17.7)108(17.9)7.170.03
Third382(63.2)195(32.3)187(30.9)
Antenatal care follow-up
Yes446(73.8)284(47.0)162(26.8)
No158(26.2)18(3.0)140(23.2)127.570.001
Number of ANC visits (n=447)
One296(49.0)103(17.0)193(32.0)
Two to three285(47.2)182(30.2)103(17.0)54.5< 0.001
Four and above23(3.8)17(2.8)6(1.0)
GA during first ANC visit
≤ 4 months168(27.8)119(19.7)49(8.1)40.4< 0.001
≥ 5 months436(72.2)183(30.3)253(41.9)
Place for first ANC visit
Health posts177(39.7)116(19.2)61(20.5)
Health centers243(54.5)155(34.7)88(18.8)129.7< 0.001
Clinics/hospital26(5.8)13(2.9)13(2.9)