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Table 3 Inequities in the utilization of delivery care by different maternal characteristics

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

  Q1 (%)
Poorest
Q2 (%) Q3 (%) Q4 (%) Q5 (%)
richest
Concentration Index (95% CI)
Delivery by a skilled birth attendant
 Age
  <  20 years 3.3 5.8 3.0 3.4 2.0 0.06 (−0.038,0.158)
  20–34 years 71.7 75.2 73.9 76.3 78.1 0.04 (0.020,0.060)***
  ≥ 35 years 25.0 19.0 23.1 20.3 19.9 0.06 (0.021,0.099)**
 Education
  No formal school 10.8 7.5 2.2 2.7 1.3 0.02 (−0.98,0.138)
  Primary school 56.7 38.8 25.4 16.9 17.9 0.03 (−0.009,0.069)
  Middle school or above 32.5 53.7 72.4 80.4 80.8 0.02 (0.001,0.040)*
 No. of births
  1–2 65.8 75.2 71.6 83.1 84.8 0.04 (0.030,0.050)***
  > 2 34.2 24.8 28.4 16.9 15.2 0.07 (0.050,0.090)***
Delivery by Cesarean section
 Age       
  <  20 years 3.2 0.0 0.0 2.1 1.6 0.25 (0.211,0.289)***
  20–34 years 64.5 69.2 71.8 70.2 67.2 0.13 (0.071,0.189)***
  ≥ 35 years 32.3 30.8 28.2 27.7 31.2 0.17 (0.111,0.229)***
 Education
  No formal school 6.4 11.5 0.0 4.3 0.0 0.04 (−0.078,0.158)
  Primary school 61.3 46.2 17.9 8.5 13.1 −0.07 (−0.188,0.048)
  Middle school or above 32.3 42.3 82.1 87.2 86.9 0.14 (0.042,0.238)**
 No. of births
  1–2 64.5 80.8 69.2 87.2 85.2 0.13 (0.071,0.189)***
  > 2 35.5 19.2 30.8 12.8 14.8 0.11 (0.012,0.208)*
  1. Q Quintile
  2. CI Confidence Interval
  3. p < 0.05 *, p < 0.01 **, p < 0.001 ***