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Table 2 Socio-economic status and maternal health seeking behavior during pregnancy and immediate postpartum, northwest Ethiopia, March 2016

From: Why gone too soon? Examining social determinants of neonatal deaths in northwest Ethiopia using the three delay model approach

Variable Number Percent
Socio-economic position
 Poorest 7 18.9
 Poor 8 21.6
 Average 7 18.9
 Rich 8 21.6
 Richest 7 18.9
Time to death
 Within 24 h 19 51.4
 Within 6 days 9 24.3
 Between 7 and 28 days 9 24.3
ANC attendance
 No 12 32.4
 Yes 25 67.6
Four or more ANC
 No 16 64
 Yes 9 36
Place of delivery
 Health facility 10 27.0
 Home 25 67.6
 On the way to health facility 2 5.4
HIV test during pregnancy
 No 13 35.1
 Yes 21 56.8
 Didn’t remember 3 8.1
Iron folic acid intake during pregnancy
 No 18 48.6
 Yes 18 48.6
 Didn’t remember 1 2.7
Newborn was breastfed
 No 24 64.9
 Yes 12 32.4
 Did not remember 1 2.7
Time breast feeding started   
 Within 1 h 4 33.3%
 After 1 h 8 66.7
Material used to cut the cord for deliveries at home or on the way to health facility
 New razor blade 13 48.1
 Used razor blade 11 40.7
 Scissors 2 7.4
 I don’t remember 1 3.7
Umbilical cord was tied
 No 24 88.9
 Yes 3 11.1