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Table 2 Distribution of mothers based on maternal and child health service utilization in Amibara district, North Eastern Ethiopia, April 2015

From: Determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding in Amibara district, Northeastern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

MCH service utilization Frequency Percent (%)
Antenatal care (ANC) visit (n = 403)a
 Yes 306 75.9
 No 97 24.1
Number of ANC visit (n = 306)
 1 20 6.5
 2–3 122 39.9
  ≥ 4 164 53.6
Counseling on breastfeeding at ANC visit (n = 306)
 Yes 248 81.0
 No 58 19.0
Delivery place (n = 403)
 Home 159 39.5
 Health institution 244 60.5
Delivery Attendant(n = 403)
 Health professional 252 62.5
 Traditional birth attendant 139 34.5
 Self-care/No one 12 3.0
Mode of delivery (n = 403)
 Vaginal delivery 348 86.4
 Caesarean section 55 13.6
Postnatal care (PNC) visit (n = 403)a
 Yes 262 65.0
 No 141 35.0
Counseling on breastfeeding at PNC visit (n = 262)
 Yes 218 83.2
 No 44 16.8
  1. aat least one visit