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Table 1 Women’s sociodemographic factors and characteristics by delivery location

From: Factors associated with facility-based delivery in Mayoyao, Ifugao Province, Philippines

  Home-delivery group Facility-delivery group  
  (n = 197) (n = 157*)  
Age of woman (years)
  ≤25 45 (23.3%) 54 (34.6%)  
  26-30 54 (28.0%) 29 (18.6%)
  ≥31 94 (48.7%) 73 (46.8%)
  Unknown 4 1 p = 0.150a
Parity
  Primipara 27 (13.7%) 60 (38.2%) p < 0.001b
  Multipara 170 (86.3%) 97 (61.8%)
No. of family members
  1-4 53 (26.9%) 56 (35.7%)  
  5-7 93 (47.2%) 71 (45.2%)
  ≥8 51 (25.9%) 30 (19.1%) p = 0.046a
Monthly income per capital
  ≤500 pesos 118 (59.9%) 44 (28.0%)  
  501-1,000 pesos 41 (20.8%) 36 (22.9%)
  ≥1,000 pesos 38 (19.3%) 77 (49.0%) p < 0.001a
Household asset score §
  ≤2 76 (50.7%) 28 (18.3%)  
  3-4 49 (32.7%) 42 (27.5%)
  ≥5 25 (16.7%) 83 (54.2%)
  Unknown 47 4 p < 0.001a
Education level
 Elementary or lower 67 (34.0%) 14 (9.0%)  
  High school 73 (37.1%) 38 (24.4%)
  Post-high school 57 (28.9%) 104 (66.7%)
  Unknown 0 1 p < 0.001a
Time required to reach the nearest birthing facility
  ≤10 min 38 (19.4%) 79 (50.3%)  
  11-30 min 65 (33.2%) 57 (36.3%)
  ≥31 min 93 (47.4%) 21 (13.4%)
  Unknown 1 3 p < 0.001a
  1. aCochran-Armitage test. bChi-square test. *Including 144 women who delivered at a hospital, six women who delivered at a RHU/BHS, and seven women who delivered at other facilities, mainly Ifugao provincial hospital.
  2. §Household asset score was calculated by summing each household asset item including radios, televisions, cellular phones, refrigerators, and motorcycles. These items were selected from Philippines Demographic and Health Survey [8].