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Table 1 Distribution of demographic and socio-economic variables in sample of women with a birth in the five-year recall period (Upper Egypt households living below poverty line)

From: Socio-economic factors associated with maternal health-seeking behaviours among women from poor households in rural Egypt

Characteristic Sample of women Women with live birth ANC users Facility delivery users
  Weighted sample size 2,242 1,266 1,143
Woman age group 18-24 (column %) 7.0 8.6 8.3
  25-29 24.3 24.1 26.8
  30-34 26.5 27.9 24.9
  35-39 26.0 26.0 23.4
  40 and above 16.2 13.4 16.6
Number of children 1-2 (column %) 10.5 12.8 13.7
in household 3-4 39.5 38.6 41.9
  5-6 39.5 39.4 35.1
  7 or more 10.5 9.2 9.3
Village size Small (<6,500) (column %) 18.4 20.3 20.4
  Medium (6,500-14,499) 31.3 29.5 27.8
  Large (>14,500) 50.3 50.2 51.8
District size Small (<249K) (column %) 37.2 35.8 32.2
  Medium (250K-349K) 26.8 26.1 25.2
  Large (>350K) 36.0 38.1 42.6
Governorate Assiut (column %) 60.9 63.3 64.6
  Sohag 39.1 36.7 35.4
Socio-cultural resourcefulness Mean -0.002 0.075 0.076
  SE 0.042 0.052 0.052
Economic resourcefulness Mean 0.057 0.082 -0.012
  SE 0.032 0.036 0.034
Dwelling quality Mean -0.020 0.007 0.012
  SE 0.034 0.035 0.037
Woman´s status Mean 0.015 -0.018 0.031
  SE 0.032 0.035 0.038
  1. SE: standard error. Complex survey design was accounted for in calculations of proportions and sample sizes reported.
  2. K thousand.