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Table 3 Environmental, clinical, and behavioral factors of the respondents in Debre Birhan town, North Shoa, Ethiopia 2015 (n = 390)

From: Determinants of postnatal care utilization in urban community among women in Debre Birhan Town, Northern Shewa, Ethiopia

Name of the variable Frequency Percent (%) p value
Place of delivery
 Home delivery 36 9.2 0
 Institutional delivery 354 90.8 0
 Is it easy to get PNC services? 333 85.40% 0
Distance from health institution (meter)
 < 500 92 23.6 0.924
 500–2000 219 56.2 0.0000
 > 2000 79 20.3 0.0000
 ANC follow-up 358 91.8 0.0000
Mode of delivery    0.8570
 Spontaneous delivery 341 87.4 0.0000
 Cesarean section 23 5.9 0.578
 Instrumental delivery 26 6.7 0.9980
 Presence of cultural reason for not to go for PNC services 84 21.5 0.001
Number of visits they know for PNC service
 Once 126 32.6 0.995
 Two to four 54 13.8 0.994
 Four and above 143 36.7 0.0000