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Table 2 Antenatal care variables for women whose partners did and did not attend antenatal care: n (%)

From: Male partner attendance at antenatal care and adherence to antenatal care guidelines: secondary analysis of 2011 Ethiopian demographic and health survey data

Antenatal care and pregnancy variables Men who attended ANC n = 561 Men who did not attend ANC n = 643 Sig
Place woman received ANC
 Government facility 460 (84%) 595 (94%) ***
 Private facility 78 (14%) 28 (5%) ***
 Missing 15 (3%) 14 (2%) NS
Trimester during which woman commenced antenatal care
 First trimester 196(35%) 181 (29%) *
 Second trimester 293(53%) 362 (57%) NS
 Third trimester 68 (12%) 93 (15%) NS
Number of ANC consultations for woman
  < 4 ANC sessions 258 (46%) 340 (53%) **
  ≥ 4 ANC sessions 300 (54%) 299 (47%) **
 Missing 3 (0%) 4 (1%)  
Screening tests during ANC woman
 Blood test 405 (72%) 380 (59%) ***
 Urine test 331 (59%) 270 (42%) ***
Counselled about potential pregnancy complications
 Not told complications 394 (70%) 523 (82%) ***
 Told complications 167 (30%) 119 (19%) ***
  1. *** sig at p < .001 ** sig at p < .01 * sig at p < .05