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Table 3 Patterns of MCH service utilization among different age groups and levels of education

From: Determinants of patterns of maternal and child health service utilization in a rural community in south eastern Nigeria

Variable ANC Freq (%) Imm. Freq (%) ID Freq (%) FP Freq (%) COPD Freq (%)
T n = 504 T n = 528 T n = 464 T n = 602 T n = 512
Age group (years)
 15–19 16 12 (75.0) 20 8 (40.0) 0 0 (0.0) 44 2 (4.5) 10 6 (60.0)
 20–24 34 34 (100.0) 36 36 100.0) 52 12 (11.5) 56 2 (3.6) 36 34 (94.4)
 25–29 116 116 (100.0) 124 112 (90.3) 124 56 (22.6) 136 16 (11.8) 120 110 (91.7)
 30–34 144 142 (98.6) 148 142 (95.9) 144 88 (30.6) 160 30 (18.8) 148 140 (94.6)
 35–39 108 104 (96.3) 114 106 (93.0) 104 22 (21.2) 116 44 (37.9) 112 104 (92.9)
 40–44 56 56 (100.0) 56 52 (92.9) 56 26 (46.4) 60 34 (56.7) 56 46 (82.1)
 ≥ 45 30 30 (100.0) 30 30 (100.0) 26 10 (38.5) 30 20 (66.7) 30 28 (93.3)
 X2   25.132   41.730f   21.864f   55.483f   10.732f
 Df   6   6   6   6   6
p-value   <0.0001   <0.0001   0.001   <0.0001   0.097
Level of education
 None 4 2 (50.0) 2 2 (100.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0)
 Primary 86 72 (83.7) 90 88 (97.8) 92 20 (21.7) 96 34 (35.4) 0 0 (0.0)
 Secondary 288 242 (84.1) 270 268 (99.2) 286 60 (21.0) 328 68 (20.7) 280 34 (12.1)
 Tertiary 162 128 (79.0) 136 134 (98.5) 146 66 (45.2) 174 46 (26.4) 144 10 (6.9)
 X2   3.341f   3.874f   16.158f   11.365f   7.594f
 Df   5   5   5   5   5
p-value   0.648   0.568   0.006   0.045   0.180
  1. Where, n number of women using MCH service, T total number of women in the group