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Table 2 Obstetrics characteristics of women who gave birth at Bale zone health facilities, Southeast Ethiopia, August 2017

From: Acceptability and factors associated with post-partum IUCD use among women who gave birth at bale zone health facilities, Southeast-Ethiopia

Characteristics Categories Number Percent
Gravida Primigravida 68 20.8
Multigravida 259 79.2
Parity Primipara 113 26.4
Multipara 316 73.6
Antenatal care visits Didn’t attend ANC visits 54 12.6
One 38 8.4
Two 75 17.5
Three 94 21.9
Four 170 39.6
Status of birth Planned 376 87.6
Unplanned 53 12.4
Average number of live birth 3.4 (±2.24 SD)
Average future pregnancy desire 3.8 (±1.79 SD)
Contraceptives use before current birth Yes 231 53.6
No 198 46.2
Which type (n = 231) Pill 24 10.4
Implant 152 65.8
Injectable 51 22.1
IUCD 4 1.7
Who decided the use of modern FP (n = 231) Wife 38 16.5
Husband 18 7.8
Both of us 175 75.8