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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of respondents, JUMC, Oct to Dec 2016

From: Prevalence of disrespect and abuse during facility based child birth and associated factors, Jimma University Medical Center, Southwest Ethiopia

Baseline characteristics Number (%) Baseline characteristics Number (%)
Age (years) 15–19 24 (8.3) Parity 1 150 (51.7)
20–24 112 (38.6) 2–3 107 (36.9)
25–29 108 (37.2) > = 4 33 (11.4)
> = 30 46 (15.9) History of ANC use during current pregnancy yes 285 (98.3)
Religion Muslim 217 (74.8) no 5 (1.7)
Orthodox 55 (19.0) History of previous institutional birth no 166 (57.2)
Protestant 17 (5.9) yes 124 (42.8)
Others 1 (0.3) Length of hospital stay ≤ 24 h 250 (86.2)
Marital status Married 271 (93.4) >  24 h 40 (13.8)
Others 19 (6.6) Number of health professionals attended the mother 1–2 158 (54.5)
Educational status No formal education 67 (23.1) > 2 132 (45.5)
Primary school 142 (49.0) Sex of main health provider who attended a mother Male 237 (81.7)
Secondary and above 81 (27.9) Female 53 (18.3)
Occupation Housewife 232 (80.0) Faced birth complication/s during current labor no 232 (80.0)
Employee 39 (13.4) yes 58 (20.0)
Merchant 6 (2.1) Income quintiles Lowest 81 (27.9)
Student 5 (1.7) Second 47 (16.2)
Others 8 (2.8) Middle 73 (25.2)
Residential address Outside Jimma 175 (60.3) Fourth 39 (13.4)
Jimma town 115 (39.7) Highest 50 (17.2)