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Table 1 Overview of maternal health service utilization in Nepal by background characteristics

From: Improving maternal health services through social accountability interventions in Nepal: an analytical review of existing literature

Maternal health services Total coverage (%) Wealth quintile Education Residence
Highest Lowest Above secondary level No education Urban Rural
Antenatal care coverage 83.6% 95.5% 73.8% 94.5% 73.3% 87.0% 79.5%
Institutional delivery 57.4% 89.6% 33.9% 85.4% 36.4% 68.6% 44.2%
Delivery assisted by skilled provider 58.0% 88.7% 33.9% 84.9% 37.6% 67.7% 46.8%
Postnatal care coverage 56.7% 81.2% 36.7% 80.2% 41.7% 63.9% 48.4%
  1. Source: NDHS 2016 [5]