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Table 2 Distribution of women by their obstetric history in DebreMarkos town public health institutions, North West Ethiopia, April 1, 2015 to March 30, 2016 (n=308)

From: Magnitude and associated factors of postpartum morbidity in public health institutions of Debre Markos town, North West Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Number of ANC visit
 1 64 27.8
 2-3 77 33.5
 4 79 34.3
 >4 10 4.4
Type of complication during this pregnancy
 Anemia 16 13.7
 APH 17 14.5
 preeclampsia/eclampsia 13 11.1
 Infection 31 26.5
 Mal-presentation 29 24.8
 Other 11 9.4
Place of delivery
 Health center 130 42.2
 Hospital 144 46.8
 Home 34 11.0
Birth attendant
 Doctor 47 15.3
 Midwife 193 62.7
 Nurse/health officer 34 11.0
 Unskilled 34 11.0
Mode of delivery
 SVD 206 66.9
 instrumental delivery 41 13.3
 SVD +episiotomy 31 10.1
 Cesarean section 30 9.7