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Table 4 Reasons and stage of illness for seeking health post visits in West Gojjam Zone, Ethiopia, 2012

From: Health extension program factors, frequency of household visits and being model households, improved utilization of basic health services in Ethiopia

Variables Number Percent (95% CI)
Reasons for visiting the HP   
Family planning 859 65.2 (62.6 - 67.7)
Immunization 830 63.0 (60.4 - 65.6)
Child illness 788 59.8 (57.1 - 62.4)
Family illness 482 36.6 (34.0 - 39.2)
Antenatal 278 21.1 (18.9 - 23.3)
Delivery 129 9.8 (8.2 - 11.4)
Postnatal care 116 8.8 ( 7.3 - 10.3)
Total 1318 100
At what stage of the illness do you visit the HP?   
Soon after the illness starts 733 55.6 (52.9 - 58.3)
No improvement of the illness 283 21.5 (19.3 - 23.7)
If the sick person unable to eat/drink 13 1.0 (0.5 -1.5)
Other 5 0.4 (0.05 – 0.7)
Total 1318 100