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Table 2 Factors affecting women’s knowledge of obstetric danger signs in Ethiopia

From: WOMEN's Knowledge of Obstetric Danger signs in Ethiopia (WOMEN's KODE):a systematic review and meta-analysis

Thematic area Factors associated with better knowledge of women Studies
Socio-demographic factors Younger women [58, 59]
Older women [54, 57, 63]
Educated mothers [51, 54, 56, 58,59,60, 70,71,72]
Higher household income [58, 69]
Having educated partners [57, 59, 69]
Employed mothers [51, 57, 69,70,71]
Having employed partners [59]
Married women [56]
Urban residence [56, 59, 60, 63, 69]
Reproductive history Higher gravidity and parity [56, 57, 63]
Previous prolonged labour [73]
Health service use Having ANC visit [51, 60, 63, 69, 71]
Previously gave birth at health facility [51, 54, 72]
Satisfaction with the service [54]
Distance < 30 min from facility [59, 69]
Miscellaneous factors Exposure to media [70, 72]
Autonomous women [54, 58]