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Table 1 Background characteristics and maternal healthcare services utilization for most recent births, Nigeria, 2013

From: Death of preceding child and maternal healthcare services utilisation in Nigeria: investigation using lagged logit models

Variables All ANC SAB PNC
n = 16,747
Maternal socio-economic variables
 Education
  None 50.7 30.5 16.3 23.3
  Primary 20.3 24.8 24.3 23.8
  Secondary 23.7 35.7 45.6 40.5
  Higher 5.3 9.0 13.8 12.4
 Occupation
  Not working 26.8 21.2 18.1 18.5
  Professional/services 7.8 11.7 15.7 13.7
  Sales 42.2 44.2 45.3 47.7
  Agriculture/manual 23.3 23.0 21.0 20.0
 Household wealth index
  Poorest 24.1 9.5 3.3 7.1
  Poorer 22.7 16.3 9.9 13.2
  Middle 18.9 21.3 19.2 17.7
  Richer 17.8 26.0 28.9 27.1
  Richest 16.5 26.9 38.7 34.9
 Type of residence
  Urban 34.8 50.8 61.9 56.2
  Rural 65.2 49.2 38.1 43.8
 Geo-political region
  Northcentral 14.1 16.2 17.8 13.5
  Northeast 17.2 12.9 8.2 13.7
  Northwest 37.8 26.2 13.2 21.2
  Southeast 8.0 12.5 17.1 9.4
  South-south 8.9 10.9 13.0 12.0
  Southwest 14.1 21.8 30.7 30.2
Bio-demographic variables
 Maternal age at child’s birth
  < 20 years 4.3 2.8 1.8 2.9
  20–34 years 70.9 71.1 71.4 72.0
  > = 35 years 24.8 26.1 26.8 25.1
 Marital status
  Not currently married 3.4 3.9 3.9 4.1
  Currently married 96.6 96.1 96.1 96.0
 Child’s birth order
  2 19.8 21.8 24.3 23.6
  3 18.2 19.4 20.9 20.8
  4+ 62.0 58.9 54.8 55.6
 Child’s birth interval
  < 24 months 19.2 18.7 18.6 18.7
  24–36 months 40.2 38.7 37.6 38.6
  > 36 months 40.6 42.6 43.8 42.7
 Survival status of preceding birth
  Dead 12.8 10.5 8.9 9.6
  Alive 87.2 89.5 91.1 90.5