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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in selected public hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Determinants of pre-eclampsia/Eclampsia among women attending delivery Services in Selected Public Hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a case control study

Variables Cases Controls Pearson chi2 p-value
Number (%) Number (%)
Age
  < 20 11(11.58) 10(5.26)   
 20-34 74(77.89) 158(83.16) 3.7066 0.157
  ≥ 35 10(10.53) 22(11.58)   
Mean(SD) 25.42(±5.33) 27.96(±4.67)   
Ethnicity
 Amhara 39(41.1) 62(32.6) 3.2019 0.525
 Oromo 23(24.2) 56(29.5)   
 Tigray 12(12.6) 29(15.3)  
 Gurage 12(12.6) 30(15.8)  
 Others 9(9.5) 13(6.8)  
Religion
 Orthodox 57(60) 106(55.8)   
 Muslim 17(17.9) 47(24.7) 3.0962 0.377
 Protestant 11(11.6) 25(13.2)   
 Others 10(10.5) 12(6.3)  
Marital status
 Never married 13(13.7) 13(6.8) 4.6947 0.096
 Married/Living together 71(74.7) 161(84.7)   
 Others 11(11.6) 16(8.4)  
Occupation
 House wife 47(49.47) 69(36.32)   
 Merchant 11(11.56) 41(21.58) 10.4362 0.015
 Employee 26(27.37) 69(36.32)   
 Student 11(11.56) 11(5.79)  
Educational status
 No formal education 10(10.5) 17(8.9)   
 Primary 24(25.3) 41(21.6) 3.8222 0.431
 Secondary 33(34.7) 70(36.8)   
 Vocational/Technical 14(14.7) 43(22.6)  
 Higher education 14(14.7) 19(10)  
Monthly house hold income
  < $143 49(51.58) 86(45.26) 3.0672 0.080
  ≥ $143 46(48.42) 104(54.74)