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Research Article

Determinants of Maternal Death in a Pastoralist Area of Borena Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: Unmatched Case-Control Study

Table 3

Obstetric history of pregnant women who delivered between September 2014 and March 2017 at pastoralist area of Borena zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia.

VariablesCases, n (%)Controls, n (%)Total, n (%)

Gravidity (n=236)
1-217 (29)76 (43)93 (39)
3-423 (82)59 (33)82 (35)
5+19 (32)42 (24)61 (26)

Parity (n=236)
0-116 (27)28 (16)44 (19)
2-320 (34)84 (47)104 (44)
4+23 (39)65 (37)88 (37)

ANC attended (n=236)
Yes25 (42)158 (89)183 (78)
No34 (58)19 (11)53 (22)

Number of ANC visits (n=183)
17 (28)9 (6)16 (9)
214 (56)24 (15)38 (21)
33 (12)51 (32)54 (30)
4 and above1 (4)74 (47)75 (41)

Place of ANC visits (n=183)
Health Post9 (36)22 (14)31 (17)
Health center + hospital16 (64)136 (86)152 (83)

Place of delivery (n=236)
Home29 (49)28 (16)57 (24.1)
In transit to health facility3 (5)3 (2)6 (2.5)
Health facility27 (46)146 (82)173 (73.4)

Birth assisted by (n=236)
Family/elder + TBA32 (54)27 (15)59 (25)
HEWs2 (3)3 (2)5 (2)
Health workers25 (42)147 (83)172 (73)

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