Table 2

Obstetrics characteristics of mothers in northern Ethiopia, 2019 (n=380)

CharacteristicsCategoryFrequency%
GravidityMultigravida32084.2
Grand multigravida6015.8
ParityPrimiparous29778.2
Multiparous8321.8
Previous child history of neonatal jaundiceYes379.7
No34390.3
Antenatal care (ANC) follow-upYes35693.7
No246.3
Number of ANC visit (n=356)182.2
2–427777.8
>47119.9
History of using traditional medicineYes112.9
No36997.1
Obstetrics complication during pregnancyYes11730.8
No26369.2
Rh statusPositive30078.9
Negative5915.5
Unknown215.5
Blood groupA9123.9
B8321.8
AB5113.4
O15540.8
Gestational age at birth (in weeks)Preterm(<37 weeks)9926.1
Term (37–42 weeks)21055.3
Post-term (≥42 weeks)256.6
Unknown4612.1
Onset of labourSpontaneous32084.2
Induced4511.8
Not in labour153.9
Method of induction (n=45)Oxytocin4497.8
Others12.2
PresentationNormal presentation35793.9
Mal presentation236.1
PROMYes9023.7
No29076.3
Duration of labourNormal27171.3
Prolonged10928.7
Mode of deliverySpontaneous vaginal delivery26469.5
Caesarean section8221.6
Instrumental delivery348.9
  • PROM, Premature rupture of membrane .