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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of respondents, EDHS 2016

From: Risk factor of neonatal mortality in Ethiopia: multilevel analysis of 2016 Demographic and Health Survey

Variable Categories Frequency Percent
Age of respondent at 1st birth ≤ 16 572 23.4
> 16 1877 76.6
Number of living children < 4 1407 57.5
≥ 4 1042 42.5
Sex of child Male 1220 49.8
Female 1229 50.2
Place of delivery Home 1363 55.7
Health facility 1086 44.3
Birth order number first order 524 21.4
2–4 1079 44.1
≤ 5 846 34.5
Type of birth Single birth 2385 97.4
Multiple birth 64 2.6
Size of child at birth Larger than average 659 26.9
Average 1020 41.6
Smaller than average 770 31.4
Duration of breastfeeding Ever breastfed, not currently breastfeeding 190 7.8
Never breastfed 71 2.9
Still breastfeeding 2188 89.3
Preceding birth interval ≤ 24 401 16.4
> 24 2048 83.6
Number of TT injections during pregnancy Not received 1134 46.3
1–3 1155 47.2
≥ 4 160 6.5
Vaccination of child Yes 1600 65.3
No 849 34.7
Number of ANC visits during pregnancy No visit 822 33.6
1–3 756 30.9
≥ 3 871 35.5