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Husband Support Rises Women’s Awareness of Preconception Care in Northern Ethiopia

Table 2

Reproductive health characteristics of mothers in North Ethiopia, 2018 (N = 561).

VariableFrequencyPercent

Gravidity
 1 pregnancy11320.1
 2–4 pregnancies37967.6
 ≥5 pregnancies6912.3
Parity
 Primipara (1 pregnancy)13824.6
 Multipara (2 and above pregnancies)42375.4
Previous use of family planning
 Yes34160.8
 No22039.2
Previous adverse pregnancy/birth outcome
 Yes11821.0
 No44379.0
Type of adverse pregnancy outcome (n = 118)
 Congenital anomalies2319.5
 Low birth weight1714.4
 Preterm108.5
 Abortion6756.8
 Still birth2218.6
 Neonatal death75.9
 Infection1311.0
Husband support
 Yes15928.3
 No40271.7
Joint plan discussion with partner
 Yes16729.8
 No39470.2
Any chronic health problem
 Yes397.0
 No52293.0
Type of chronic health problem (n = 39)
 HIV/AIDS1435.9
 Hypertension1435.9
 Diabetics mellitus512.8
 Others820.5

Epilepsy, tuberculosis, and anemia.

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