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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants attending the University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital antenatal care unit, 2021 (n = 126)

From: The value of eosinophil count in the diagnosis of preeclampsia among pregnant women attending the University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2021

Variable type Category Study group Total P-value
Normotensive group Preeclampsia group
Age: Mean ± SD   27.5 ± 4.77 28.1 ± 4.61 27.8 ± 4.68 0.449
Residence:
N (%)
Urban 46 (73) 42 (66.7) 88 (69.8) 0.437
Rural 17 (27) 21 (33.3) 38 (30.2)
Educational status: N (%) No formal education 19 (30.2) 20 (31.7) 39 (31.0) 0.956
Primary 12 (19) 11 (17.5) 23 (18.3)
Secondary 19 (30.2) 17 (27) 36 (28.6)
Diploma and above 13 (20.6) 15 (23.8) 28 (22.2)
Marital status:
N (%)
Married 59 (93.7) 62 (98.4) 121 (96) 0.171
Single 4 (6.3) 1 (1.6) 5 (4)
Occupation:
N (%)
House wife 26 (41.3) 20 (31.7) 46 (36.5) 0.703
Farmer 16 (25.4) 20 (31.7) 36 (28.6)
Government employee 11 (17.5) 11 (17.5) 22 (17.5)
Private 10 (15.9) 12 (19) 22 (17.5)
  1. P-value by Pearson chi-square for categorical variable