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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital (FHRH), Bahir Dar, October 2010-January 2011

From: Diagnostic accuracy of rapid urine dipstick test to predict urinary tract infection among pregnant women in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia

Variables Number Percent
Age   
15-24 200 54.5
25-34 159 43.3
35-44 8 2.2
Gestation stage   
First trimester 49 13.4
Second trimester 141 38.4
Third trimester 177 48.2
Marital status   
Married 334 99.2
Others 3 0.8
Occupation   
Employed 110 30
Unemployed 257 70
Residence   
Urban 354 96.5
Rural 13 3.5
Religion   
Orthodox 321 87.5
Muslim 33 9
Protestant 13 3.5
Ethnicity   
Amhara 357 97.3
Oromo 5 1.4
Tigray 3 0.8
Other 2 0.5
Education   
Illiterate 66 18
Read and write 12 3.3
Elementary 67 18.3
High school 130 35.4
Higher education 92 25.1
Income/month   
<500 53 14.4
501-1000 96 27.5
1001-1500 63 17.4
1501-2000 55 15.0
>2000 100 28.3
Total 367