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Table 1 Characteristics of the study women (n = 762)

From: Inequity in the utilization of antenatal and delivery care in Yangon region, Myanmar: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic n (%)
Background and maternal characteristics
 Age  
  <  20 years 28 (3.7)
  20–34 years 565 (74.1)
  ≥ 35 years 169 (22.2)
 Education
  No formal school 46 (6.0)
  Primary school 252 (33.1)
  Middle school or above 464 (60.9)
 Wealth quintile
  Poorest quintile 153 (20.1)
  2nd quintile 152 (19.9)
  3rd quintile 152 (19.9)
  4th quintile 152 (19.9)
  Richest quintile 153 (20.1)
 No. of births
  1–2 568 (74.5)
  > 2 194 (25.5)
Antenatal care characteristics
 At least one antenatal visit
  No 21 (2.8)
  Yes 741 (97.2)
 Early initiation of antenatal care
  No 506 (66.4)
  Yes 256 (33.6)
 At least four antenatal visits
  No 162 (21.3)
  Yes 600 (78.7)
Delivery care characteristics
 Delivery by a skilled birth attendant
  No 88 (11.5)
  Yes 674 (88.5)
 Cesarean section
  No 558 (73.2)
  Yes 204 (26.8)