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Table 2 Maternal health service utilization and obstetric history among mothers of infants aged less than six month, in Samara-Logia town, Northeast Ethiopia, 2017

From: Breastfeeding performance in Afar regional state, northeastern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency Percent
ANC checkupa
 Yes 375 65.1
 No 201 34.9
Number of ANC checkups
 1 202 53.8
 2 102 27.2
 3 43 11.5
  > 4 28 7.5
Mothers counseled on infant feeding at ANC checkup
 Yes 319 85.1
 No 56 14.9
Place of delivery
 Home 229 39.8
 Health institution 347 60.2
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal 521 90.5
 Cesarean section 55 9.5
Parity
 Primipara 178 30.9
 Multipara 398 69.1
PNC checkupa
 Yes 264 45.8
 No 312 54.2
Mothers counseled on infant feeding at PNC checkup
 Yes 245 92.8
 No 19 7.2
  1. aat least one checkup. ANC Antenatal care. PNC postnatal care