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Table 1 Sample distribution

From: Quality of antenatal care and associated factors in a rural county in Kenya: an assessment of service provision and experience dimensions

  No. %
Age
 15 to 19 years 177 17.2
 20 to 29 years 599 58.1
 30 to 48 years 255 24.7
Current marital statusa
 Single 154 15
 Partnered/Cohabiting 4 0.4
 Married 811 78.7
 Widowed 48 4.7
 Divorced/Separated 13 1.3
Number of birthsa
 1 320 31.2
 2 207 20.2
 3 191 18.6
 4 or more 309 30.1
Highest education
 No school/Primary 623 60.4
 Post-primary/vocational/Secondary 292 28.3
 College or above 116 11.3
Literacy: reading and write very well
 No 244 23.7
 Yes 787 76.3
Employed with income
 No 792 76.8
 Yes 239 23.2
Self or household member work in health facility
 No 967 93.8
 Yes 64 6.2
Household wealth quintilea
 Poorest 247 24.2
 Poorer 231 22.6
 Middle 159 15.6
 Richer 188 18.4
 Richest 197 19.3
Household wealth quintile
 Poorest/Poorer 478 46.8
 Middle 159 15.6
 Richer/Richest 385 37.7
Current occupation
 Agricultural labor 170 16.5
 Casual labor 63 6.1
 Salaried worker 97 9.4
 Self-employed in petty trade 189 18.3
 Self-employed small-scale industry 29 2.8
 Unemployed/homemaker 470 45.6
 Other 13 1.3
Partner’s occupationa
 Agricultural labor 213 20.7
 Casual labor 185 18
 Salaried worker 157 15.3
 Self-employed in petty trade 144 14
 Self-employed small-scale industry 85 8.3
 Unemployed/homemaker 25 2.4
 Other 4 0.4
 No Partner 215 20.9
Partner’s educationa
 No school/Primary 397 39.3
 Post-primary/vocational/Secondary 250 24.8
 College or above 147 14.6
 No Partner 215 21.3
Has health insurancea
 No 866 84.2
 Yes 162 15.8
Tribea
 Luo 696 67.6
 Kuria 239 23.2
 Other 95 9.2
Religious affiliation
 Catholic 271 26.3
 Protestant/Pentecostal 233 22.6
 Seventh Day Adventist 299 29
 Other Christian 208 20.2
 Muslim/other religion 20 1.9
Attitude towards domestic violence
 Tolerant 490 47.5
 Intolerant 541 52.5
Participation in household decisions
 Low participation 531 51.5
 High participation 500 48.5
Experienced domestic violence
 No 488 47.3
 Yes 543 52.7
Had any pregnancy complications
 No 559 54.2
 Yes 472 45.8
Had severe pregnancy complications
 No 709 68.8
 Yes 322 31.2
Had complications in prior pregnancy
 No 894 86.7
 Yes 137 13.3
Received ANC in prior pregnancy
 No 339 32.9
 Yes 692 67.1
Prior facility delivery
 No 398 38.6
 Yes 633 61.4
Highest ANC facility
 Gov’t Hospital 354 34.3
 Gov’t HC/Dispensary 571 55.4
 Mission/Private facility 106 10.3
Highest ANC Provider type
 Nurse/Midwife 905 87.8
 Doctor/Clinical officer 115 11.2
 Non-skilled attendant 11 1.1
Reason for first ANCa
 Because of a problem 112 10.9
 Just for a checkup 909 88.3
 Can’t Remember 9 0.9
Timing of first antenatal visit
 First trimester 300 29.1
 Second trimester 634 61.5
 Third Trimester 97 9.4
Number of antenatal visitsa
 Less than 4 368 35.8
 4 or 5 547 53.3
 6 plus 112 10.9
Place of interview
 Health facility 421 40.8
 In the community/a home 610 59.2
Postpartum length
 less than 1 week 81 7.9
 1 week or more 950 92.1
 N 1031 100
  1. Notes: All totals equal 1031 except where noted by an a; these have total of < 1031 due to missing data