Research Article

Birth Preparedness among Women Who Gave Birth in the Last Twelve Months in Jardega Jarte District, Western Ethiopia

Table 4

Level of birth preparedness from a study conducted among women who gave birth recently in Jardega Jarte district Oromia Region, western Ethiopia, from January 1 to February 2, 2016.

VariablesFrequency (%)

Respondents report on birth preparednessYes395 (69.3%)
No175 (30.7%)

Birth preparednessWell prepared157(27.5%)
Less prepared413(73.5%)

According to this study, a woman was said to be well prepared for birth preparedness if she has identified health facility for emergency and normal delivery, arranged transportation, and saved money for her recent delivery.