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Table 2 Distribution of respondents based on maternal and child health service utilization in Raya Kobo district, North Eastern Ethiopia, January 2014

From: Prelacteal feeding practices and associated factors among mothers of children aged less than 24 months in Raya Kobo district, North Eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

MCH service utilization Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Antenatal care (ANC) visit (n = 630)*   
 Yes 396 62.9
 No 234 37.1
Number of ANC visits (n = 396)   
 1 38 9.6
 2-3 274 69.2
  ≥ 4 84 21.2
Counseling on breastfeeding at ANC (n = 396)   
 Yes 148 37.4
 No 248 62.6
Place of delivery (n = 630)   
 Home 478 75.9
 Health institution 152 24.1
Delivery attendant (n = 630)   
 Untrained traditional birth attendant 271 43.0
 No one 198 31.4
 Health professional 152 24.2
 Trained traditional birth attendant 9 1.4
Mode of delivery (n = 630)   
 Vaginal delivery 616 97.8
 Caesarean section 14 2.2
Postnatal care (PNC) visit (n = 630)*   
 Yes 286 45.4
 No 344 54.6
Counseling on breastfeeding at PNC (n = 286)   
 Yes 121 42.3
 No 165 57.7
  1. *at least one visit.