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Table 2 Reproductive and high-risk fertility behavior of women who gave birth 5 years before the survey in Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 11,022)

From: Determinants of high-risk fertility behavior among reproductive-age women in Ethiopia using the recent Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey: a multilevel analysis

Variable High-risk fertility problem Total (%) X-square value p value
Yes No
Wanted pregnancy
 Yes 6189 2089 8279 (75.11) 7.89 0.005
 No 2228 514 2743 (24.89)
Place delivery
 Home 6234 1762 7997 (72.55) 68.80 < 0.001
 Health institution 2183 842 3025 (27.45)
History of stillbirth
 Yes 748 217 966 (8.77) 1.11 0.291
 No 7668 2387 10,056 (91.23)
Anemia
 Severe 134 22 157 (1.48) 31.59 < 0.001
 Moderate 694 150 744 (7.00)
 Mild 1833 480 2321 (21.82)
 No anemia 5562 1853 7416 (69.70)
Birth order
 1 2057 1 2058 (18.62) 1.1 0.412
 2–4 2113 2604 4718 (42.81)
 5+ 4241 3 4245 (38.52)
Parity
 Primiparous 1433 1 1434 (13.01) 1.5 0.123
 Multiparous 2266 2568 4833 (43.87)
 Grand multiparity 4716 35 4752 (42.1)
Delivery type
 Vaginal 8277 2532 212 (1.9) 6.41 0.011
 Cesarean 140 72 10,909 (98.1)