Assessment of Factors Influencing Magnitude and Utilization of Institutional Delivery Service in Women of Reproductive Age in Nifas Silk Lafto Sub-City, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Zubeida Abdulkadir
Back ground: -Every pregnancy is a risk which may end up with complication or death. Institution delivery is a good means to undertake this risk in providing the delivery service by skilled personnel and which will contribute to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality especially for developing countries like Ethiopia. Objective:-This study was designed and conducted with the aim of assessing factors influencing magnitude and utilization of institutional delivery in Nifas Silk Lafto Sub-city in
more » ... ddis Ababa, 2014. Methods:-A community based cross sectional study using quantitative methods was conducted in Nifas Silk Lafto Sub city, Addis Ababa. A study population was all six ketena's in Woreda two of the sub-city. The total sample size for the study was estimated by single proportion population formula. Data was collected from 794 women of reproductive age using structured questionnaire, EPI-info version 3.5.1 was used to enter the data and SPPS version 20.0 was employed for analysis. Logistic regression and odds ratio was calculated to ascertain association between dependent and independent variable. The result was present in tables and text. Result A total of 768 women of reproductive age participated in this study. Women who have higher level of education were about 3.6 times more likely to deliver at health institution compared to women with low level of education [AOR: 3.6, 95% CI: (1.1 , 11.8)].The study also showed that 92.9% of mothers gave birth in health institution. Conclusion: - This study highlighted institutional delivery is most favorable so that promoting institutional delivery and women education is crucial among women of reproductive age group
doi:10.20372/nadre/12344 fatcat:6zmgoyaqgrgnxbn3of7klmkiwi