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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Regionsa

From: Referral systems for preterm, low birth weight, and sick newborns in Ethiopia: a qualitative assessment

Characteristics National Addis Ababa Amhara Oromia
Demographic Indicators
 Proportion urban population, %b 16.2 100.0 12.3 12.4
 Total fertility rate, No. children per woman 4.6 1.8 3.7 5.4
 Proportion of women who are literate, % 42.0 87.8 44.9 37.3
 Proportion of women who have a bank account, % 15.1 53.6 20.9 8.4
 Proportion of women who own a mobile phone, % 27.3 87.0 21.2 23.3
 Proportion of men engaged in agriculture, % 71.7 2.4 76.8 79.0
Mortality Rates
 Under-5 mortality, No. per 1000 live births 67 39 85 79
 Infant mortality, No. per 1000 live births 48 28 67 60
 Neonatal mortality, No. per 1000 live births 29 18 47 37
 Low birth weight rate, % 12.7 11.5 22.2 13.1
Maternal and Child Health Services Indicators
 Proportion of pregnant women receiving antenatal care from a skilled provider, % 62.0 96.8 67.1 50.7
 Proportion of deliveries in a health facility, % 26.0 96.6 27.1 18.8
 Proportion of women with a postnatal checkup in first 2 days after birth, % 17.0 55.4 21.9 11.8
  1. a Data from the Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey 2016, except as denoted in footnote b [20]
  2. b Data from the 2007 Ethiopian National Census [21]