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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical Characteristics

From: Uptake of skilled attendance along the continuum of care in rural Western Kenya: selected analysis from Global Health initiative survey-2012

  Number Percent 95% CI
Age Category n = 8096
  ≤ 20 1063 13.1% 12.4 13.9
 21-34 5571 68.8% 67.8 69.8
  ≥ 35 1462 18.1% 17.2 18.9
Marital Status n = 7788
 Married 3994 51.3% 50.2 52.4
 Married/Cohabiting 2176 27.9% 27 29
 Divorced/Separated 128 1.6% 1.4 2
 Widowed 280 3.6% 3.2 4
 Single 1210 15.5% 14.7 16.4
Level of Education n = 3887
 Primary 2966 76.3% 74.9 77.6
 Secondary 812 20.9% 19.6 22.2
 Post-secondary 73 1.9% 1.5 2.4
 None 36 0.9% 0.7 1.3
ANC attendance (at least one visit) n = 7387
 Yes 7140 96.7% 96.2 97.1
 No 247 3.3% 3 3.8
Gestation month at first ANC visit n = 6696
 1-3 945 14.1% 13.3 15
 4-6 4882 72.9% 71.8 74
 7-9 869 13.0% 12.3 13.8
Number of ANC visits made n = 6332
 1 231 3.7% 3.2 4.2
 2 866 13.7% 12.8 14.6
 3 1957 30.9% 29.8 32.1
 4 1905 30.1% 29 31.2
 5 868 13.7% 12.9 14.6
  ≥ 6 505 8.0% 6.9 9.3
Source of ANC n = 7119
 Government Dispensary 2014 28.3% 27.3 29.4
 Government Health Centre 2583 36.4% 35.2 37.4
 Government Hospital 1703 23.9% 22.9 24.9
 Mission Hospital 534 7.5% 6.9 8.1
 Private Clinic/Hospital 236 3.3% 2.9 3.8
 Nursing/Maternity Home 7 0.1% 0 0.2
 Home 36 0.5% 0.4 0.7
 Others 6 0.1% 0 0.2
ANC service provider n = 7140
 Doctor 651 9.1% 8.5 9.8
 Nurse/Midwife 6351 89.0% 88.2 90
 Community health workers 41 0.6% 0.4 0.8
 Traditional birth attendant 52 0.7% 0.6 1
 Others 45 0.6% 0.5 0.9
Birthplace n = 8259
 Government Dispensary 529 6.4% 5.9 7
 Government Health Centre 1038 12.6% 11.9 13.3
 Government Hospital 1807 21.9% 21 22.8
 Mission Hospital 405 4.9% 4.4 5.4
 Private Clinic/Hospital 211 2.6% 2.2 2.9
 Nursing/Maternity Home 38 0.5% 0.3 0.6
 Home Delivery 3970 48.1% 47 49.1
 En route to Health facility 261 3.2% 2.8 3.6
Birth Assistants n = 8257
 Doctor 574 7.0% 6.4 7.5
 First Nurse then doctor 547 6.6% 6.1 7.2
 Nurse/midwife 3202 38.8% 37.7 39.8
 Community Health Worker (CHW) 1008 12.2% 11.5 12.9
 Traditional Birth Attendant (TBA) 1610 19.5% 18.7 20.4
 Others(relatives, friends, neighbours, self) 1316 15.9% 15.2 16.8
After delivery service (Following HF delivery) n = 4028
 Postnatal care 2554 63.4% 61.9 64.9
 FP counselling 1349 33.5% 32 35
 Assessment of newborn 2373 58.9% 57.4 60.4
Newborn HF check-up following home delivery n = 2693
 Same day 8 0.3%   
 day one 43 1.6%   
 day two 62 2.3%   
 day 3 75 2.8%   
 day 4 61 2.3%   
 day 5 39 1.5%   
 day 6 43 1.6%   
 day 7 423 15.7%   
  ≥ 8 1939 72.0%   
  1. Denominators vary for each variable depending on missing data