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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of the respondents (n = 129), Mettu Karl Referral Hospital, South West Ethiopia, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of pre-eclampsia among pregnant women attending anti-natal care at Mettu Karl referal hospital, Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency %
Place of residence
 Rural 53 41.1
 Urban 76 58.9
Age of respondents
  < =24 30 23.3
 25–29 47 36.4
 30–34 37 28.7
  > =35 15 11.6
 Mean ± SD 25.87 ± 4.757  
Marital status
 Married 113 87.6
 Single 5 3.9
 Divorced 3 2.3
 Widowed 4 3.1
 Separated 4 3.1
Religion
 Muslim 37 28.7
 Orthodox 45 34.9
 Protestant 46 35.7
 Catholic 1 .8
Ethnicity
 Oromo 97 75.2
 Amhara 21 16.3
 Tigre 7 5.4
 Othera 4 3.1
Respondent‘s educational status
 Unable to write and read 13 10.1
 Able to read and write 29 22.5
 Primary 33 25.6
 Secondary 23 17.8
 Certificate and above 31 24.0
Respondent‘s occupational status
 House wife 74 57.4
 Governmental Employee 29 22.5
 Merchant 24 18.6
 Student 2 1.6
Husband occupational status
 Farmer 40 31.0
 Governmental employee 38 29.5
 NGO employee 7 5.4
 Merchant 35 27.1
Husband educational status
 Unable to write and read 27 20.9
 Able to read and write 29 22.5
 Primary 24 18.6
 Secondary 25 19.4
 Certificate and above 24 18.6
Ever had more than one partner
 Yes 18 14.0
 No 111 86.0
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