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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers. This table indicates the socio-demographic characteristics of mothers who gave live birth in Hawassa City Governmental Hospitals, Southern Ethiopia, 2019(n = 604)

From: Neonatal near misses and associated factors among mother’s who give a live neonate at Hawassa City governmental hospitals, 2019: a facility based cross-sectional study design

Characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Age in years
 15–24 191 31.6
 25–34 364 60.3
  ≥ 35 49 8.1
Marital status
 Married 568 94
 Others* 36 4
Place of residence
 Urban 437 72.4
 Rural 167 27.6
Occupation
 House wife 317 52.5
 Employed 144 23.8
 Merchant 42 7.0
 Others# 101 16.7
Maternal Education
 Illiterate 86 14.2
 Primary education 195 32.3
 Secondary education 161 26.7
 College and above 162 26.8
Father’s Education
 Illiterate 47 7.8
 Primary education 127 21.0
 Secondary education 171 28.3
 College and above 259 42.9
House hold family size
  < 4 331 54.8
 4–7 213 35.3
  > 7 60 9.9
  1. *single, divorced #farmers, students, daily labors