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Table 3 Health service related factors of respondents in Amhara region referral hospitals, Northern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 612)

From: Incidence and predictors of neonatal mortality among neonates admitted in Amhara regional state referral hospitals, Ethiopia: prospective follow up study

Variables Numbers Percent (%)
Birth attendants (n = 397)
 Diploma midwifery 34 8.56
 BSc midwifery 110 27.71
 MSc midwifery 27 6.80
 IEOS 16 4.03
 Intern 32 8.06
 MD/GP and above 154 38.79
 Othersa 24 6.05
Place of delivery
 Home 21 3.43
 Health facility 591 96.57
Level of health facility for place of delivery (n = 591)
 Health post 3 0.51
 Health center 151 25.55
 Primary hospital 93 15.74
 Referral hospital 310 52.45
 Private clinic 34 5.75
Place of ANC visit (n = 574)
 Health post 28 4.58
 Health center 369 60.29
 Hospital 122 19.93
 Private 55 8.99
  1. IEOS Integrated Emergency in Obstetrics and Surgery, MD Medical Doctor, GP General Practitioner
  2. aHealth extension workers & Traditional birth attendants