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Table 2 Obstetric history and knowledge on PNC service of women who visited public health facilities in Mekelle city, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Postnatal care utilization among urban women in northern Ethiopia: cross-sectional survey

Variables - N = 367 Frequency N Percent %
Number of pregnancy
 One 141 38.4
 Two 121 33.0
 Three 61 16.6
 Four and above 44 12.0
ANC visit (at least one)
 Yes 344 93.7
 No 23 6.3
Frequency (Number) of ANC visit
  < three 17 5.0
 Three 53 15.4
 Four and above 274 79.6
Months of pregnancy at first visit of ANC
  < four month 115 33.4
 At four month 111 32.3
 At five month 68 19.8
  > Five month 50 14.5
Mode of delivery
 Normal 323 88.0
 Caesarean section 22 6.0
 Instrumental 22 6.0
Source of information (N = 170)
 Health professional 128 75.3
 Television 31 18.2
 Othera 11 6.59
Do you know required frequency of PNC visits (N = 170)  
 Yes 73 42.9
 No 97 57.1
  1. aFriends, neighbors and HEW