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Table 2 Knowledge of women on birth preparedness and its complication readiness plan in Farta District, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

From: Birth preparedness, readiness planning and associated factors among mothers in Farta district, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

  Variables(n = 676) Frequency Percent %
1 Identify appropriate health facility 419 62.0
2 Choose a skilled provider 36 5.3
3 Make a plan for transportation means 306 45.3
4 Make a plan for communication means 211 31.2
5 Save money to be used during emergency 287 42.5
6 Prepare essential items for clean and save delivery 444 65.5
7 Identify support people to help 115 17.0
8 Be able to identify the sign of an obstetric emergency 121 17.9
9 Know the importance of seeking care without delay when Complication occur 144 21.3
10 Have a plan to be able to respond immediately in the event of an emergency to avoid delays 188 27.8
11 Know the location of the nearest health facility where emergency service is provided 345 51.0
12 Arranging blood donors in case of an emergency 5 0.7