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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents’, Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, February 2013 (n = 481)

From: Adverse birth outcomes among deliveries at Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Residence   
  Urban 359 74.6
  Rural 122 25.4
Age   
  <20 27 5.6
  20-34 404 84.0
  35+ 50 10.4
Marital status   
  Single 32 6.7
  Married 446 92.7
  Othersa 3 0.6
Education level   
  No formal education 157 32.6
  Primary level 113 23.5
  Secondary level 118 24.5
  Tertiary level 93 19.3
Occupation   
  Farmer 58 12.1
  Housewife 265 55.1
  Merchant 52 10.8
  Government employee 84 17.5
  Othersb 22 4.6
Religion   
  Orthodox 403 83.8
  Muslim 54 11.2
  Othersc 24 5.0
Ethnicity   
  Amhara 467 97.1
  Tigrie 14 2.9
Age at 1st marriage   
  Under 18 127 26.4
  ≥18 354 73.6
Family size   
  ≤ 5 414 86.1
  >5 67 13.9
  1. a mainly divorced, b jobless or daily laborer, c mainly protestant.