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Outcomes among Mothers Who Gave Birth in the Health Facility: Does Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Have a Role?

Table 2

Frequency distribution of obstetric variables cross-tabulated with maternal birth outcome, among postnatal mothers in Debre Tabor Hospital, 2016 (n = 384).

VariablesMaternal birth outcomeTotal frequency (%)
Good (%)Poor (%)

Parity
Para 1104 (88.1)14 (11.9)118 (30.7)
Para 2–4137 (74.1)48 (25.9)185 (48.2)
Para ≥556 (69.1)25 (30.9)81 (21.1)

Had ANC in the current pregnancy
Yes277 (80.9)65 (19.1)342 (89.1)
No20 (47.6)22 (52.4)42 (10.9)

Number of ANC visits
020 (47.6)22 (52.4)42 (10.9)
115 (71.4)6 (28.6)21 (5.5)
266 (75.0)22 (25.0)88 (22.9)
381 (86.2)13 (13.8)94 (24.5)
4115 (82.7)24 (17.3)139 (36.2)

Preference of this hospital
Self-preference144 (86.8)22 (13.2)166 (43.2)
Referred from another facility153 (70.2)65 (29.8)218 (56.8)

Mode of delivery
Spontaneous vaginal230 (81.8)51 (18.2)281 (73.2)
Caesarean45 (67.2)22 (32.8)67 (17.5)
Instrumental14 (60.9)9 (39.1)23 (5.9)
Breech8 (61.5)5 (38.5)13 (3.4)

Within row relative frequency percentage.

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