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Table 1 A Socio-Demographic characteristic of mother’s who gave birth at public health facilities in the west Shewa zone, Oromia region, central Ethiopia, 2018

From: Respectful maternity care during labor and childbirth and associated factors among women who gave birth at health institutions in the West Shewa zone, Oromia region, Central Ethiopia

Characteristics Categories Number (N = 567) Percent (%)
Type of Institution Health center 263 46.4
Primary Hospital 157 27.7
General Hospital 147 25.9
Age in years 17–24 192 33.9
25–29 205 36.2
More than 29 170 30.0
Marital Status Married 546 96.3
Other marital Statusa 21 3.7
Religion Orthodox 225 39.7
Protestant 303 53.4
Muslim 31 5.5
Other Religionb 8 1.4
Ethnicity Oromo 530 93.5
Amhara 30 5.3
Other Ethnicityc 7 1.3
Educational Status Unable to read & write 86 15.2
Able to read and write 60 10.6
Primary education 150 26.5
Secondary Education 133 23.5
Collage and above 138 24.3
Mothers Occupation Government Employee 123 21.7
Housewife 202 35.6
Farmers 85 15.0
Merchant 78 13.8
Private Employee’ 66 11.6
Other Occupationd 13 2.3
Mothers Residence Urban 395 69.7
Rural 172 30.3
Average Monthly Income Less than 2000 294 51.9
More than 2000 273 48.1
Mean = 2787.1 with SD of 2450.85 Ethiopian Birr, Median = 2000.00
  1. Keys: aDivorced, widowed & single, bWakefata & Catholic, cGurage & Tigre, dStudent & Daily laborers