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Table 4 Utilization of MCH services among different occupational groups

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
Respondents occupation
 Unemployed 242 178 (73.6) 182 178 (97.8) 242 46 (19.0) 242 42 (17.4) 194 178 (91.8)
 Trader 166 152 (91.6) 150 150 (100.0) 166 48 (28.9) 166 50 (30.1) 154 138 (89.6)
 C/servant 80 130 (83.3) 132 130 (98.5) 156 46 (29.5) 156 48 (30.8) 136 130 (95.6)
 Artisan 20 16 (80.0) 16 16 (100.0) 20 4 (20.0) 20 2 (10.0) 18 14 (77.8)
 Farmer 14 14 (100.0) 14 14 (100.0) 0 0 (0.0) 14 4 (28.6) 14 14 (100.0)
 Student 4 4 (100.0) 4 4 (100.0) 4 4 (100.0) 4 2 (50.0) 4 2 (50.0)
 X2   13.124f   1.929f   12.411f   8.296f   9.118f
 Df   5   5   5   5   5
p-value   0.022   0.859   0.030   0.141   0.104
Husbands Occupation
 Unemployed 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0)
 Trader 48 46 (95.8) 48 48 (100.0) 50 18 (36.0) 50 16 (32.0) 48 40 (83.3)
 C/servant 138 136 (98.6) 134 132 (98.5) 114 34 (30.0) 148 46 (31.1) 140 108 (77.1)
 Artisan 134 132 (98.5) 134 130 (97.0) 146 28 (19.2) 146 46 (31.5) 138 112 (81.2)
 Farmer 12 12 (100.0) 12 12 (100.0) 14 6 (42.9) 12 2 (16.7) 14 10 (71.4)
 Self employed 82 82 (100.0) 82 82 (100.0) 84 20 (23.8) 84 16 (19.0) 84 70 (83.3)
 Professional 12 10(83.3) 12 12(100.0) 12 8 (66.7) 12 2 (16.7) 12 10 (83.3)
 X2   13.751f   2.407f   23.889f   9.474f   59.115f
 Df   7   7   7   7   7
P value   0.088   0.966   0.002   0.304   0.026
  1. Where, n number of women using MCH service, T total number of women in the group, C/servant civil servant