Table 2

Community-level factors of women’s awareness of obstetric fistula in Ethiopia (n=15 683)

VariablesFrequencyProportion
Residence
 Urban347622.2
 Rural12 20777.8
Contextual region
 Agrarian13 87088.5
 Pastoral7925.0
 Metropolitan10216.5
Community poverty
 Low796949.2
 High771450.8
Community female education
 Low945260.3
 High623139.7
Community media exposure
 Low908958.0
 High659442.0
Community ANC utilisation rate
 Low984862.8
 High583537.2
Distance to health facility is a big problem
 Low665642.4
 High902757.6
  • ANC, antenatal care.