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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of women attending public health hospitals in Omo District for antenatal and delivery services, Southern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 519)

From: Family history of chronic illness, preterm gestational age and smoking exposure before pregnancy increases the probability of preeclampsia in Omo district in southern Ethiopia: a case-control study

Variables Case
n = 167
Control
n = 352
P-value
Age No % No %  
 Less than 20 45 26.9 80 22.7 0.19
 20–34 110 65.9 237 67.3 0.39
 Above 34 12 7.2 35 10 1:00
Marital status
 Married 161 96.4 325 92.3 0.08
 Unmarried 6 3.6 27 7.7 1:00
Residence
 Urban 89 53.3 201 57.1 0.41
 Rural 78 46.7 151 42.9 1:00
Educational Status
 No formal education 41 24.6 77 21.9 1:00
 Primary 47 28.0 106 30.1 0.48
 Secondary 39 23.4 97 27.6 0.30
 College and above 40 24.0 72 20.4 0.88
Religion
 Orthodox 85 50.9 180 51.1 0.14
 Protestant 66 39.5 142 40.3 0.10
 Muslim 9 5.4 24 6.9 0.11
 Others 7 4.2 6 1.7 1:00
Maternal Occupation
 Housewife 94 56.3 180 51.1 0.47
 Merchant 26 15.6 49 13.9 0.49
 Gov’t employee 15 8.9 49 13.9 0.67
 Private worker 8 4.8 25 7.1 0.76
 Student 16 9.6 28 8.0 0.44
 Others 8 4.8 21 6.0 1:00
Paternal Occupation
 Gov’t employee 45 22.8 98 29.63 0.30
 Merchant 43 33.5 114 28.77 0.13
 Farmer 59 31.7 96 29.10 0.74
 Private 8 6.6 27 6.84 0.12
 Others 12 5.4 17 5.70 1:00