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Table 2 Maternal health-seeking behaviours for most recent birth in recall period

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

Health-seeking behaviour outcomeAnte-natal care (ANC) Variable type Samples and missing data Distribution of outcome in analysed sample and 95% CI
Eligible sample and recall period Eligible sample (size) Missing data (%) Analysed sample (size)
1. Used ANC Binary All women with birth 5years prior to survey 2,242 - 2,242 58.5% (55.6 - 61.4)
2. Regular use of ANC (4+ visits) Binary All women with birth 5years prior to survey who used any ANC 1,312 3.5 1,266 66.9% (63.6 - 70.1)
Delivery care       
3. Delivered in a health facility Binary All women with birth 5years prior to survey 2,242 <0.01 2,240 51.1% (46.1 - 56.0)
4. Used private delivery facility Binary All women with birth 5years prior to survey who delivered in a health facility 1,143 - 1,143 17.7% (13.1 - 23.6)
  1. Complex survey design was accounted for in calculations of proportions and confidence intervals. 95%CI: 95% confidence interval.