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Table 1 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the study population in Ethiopia in 2016 (n=11,023)

From: Predicting skilled delivery service use in Ethiopia: dual application of logistic regression and machine learning algorithms

Characteristics Skilled assistance during delivery Total number of births (n)
Yes (%) No (%)
Region
 Tigray 59.2 40.8 716
 Afar 16.5 83.5 115
 Amhara 27.8 72.2 2072
 Oromia 19.6 80.4 4850
 Somali 20.1 79.9 508
 Benishangul 28.7 71.3 122
 SNNPR 28.6 71.4 2296
 Gambela 48.1 51.9 27
 Harari 50.0 50.0 26
 Addis Adaba 96.7 3.3 244
 Dire Dawa 57.4 42.6 47
Place of residence
 Urban 80.1 19.9 1215
 Rural 21.2 78.8 9807
Family size
 Five or less 35.7 64.3 4847
 Six and above 21.4 78.6 6176
Age of mother's in years
 15 - 19 38.9 61.1 378
 20 - 34 29.1 70.9 7910
 35 - 49 22.0 78.0 2735
Birth order
 1 37.0 63.0 4078
 2 - 4 22.4 77.6 6878
 5+ 4.5 95.5 67
Current marital status
 Never Married 63.2 36.8 57
 Married/Living together 27.3 72.7 10462
 Separated/Widowed/Divorced 32.8 67.2 504
Maternal education
 No Formal Education 17.2 82.8 7284
 Primary 38.6 61.4 2951
 Secondary and above 83.5 16.5 788
Wealth status
 Poor 15.8 84.2 5156
 Medium 24.3 75.7 2280
 Rich 47.0 53.0 3587
Occupation of mother's
 Not Working 25.2 74.8 6127
 Working 30.8 69.2 4896
Women’s decision making on their own healthcare
 Independent 35.1 64.9 1362
 Dependent 26.7 73.3 9661
First antenatal care (n=7590)
 Yes 88.79 11.21 2524
 No 49.21 50.79 5066