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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of study population in Mizan-Tepi University Teaching Hospital, Tepi primary hospital and Gebretsadik shawo general hospital, 2017 (n = 408)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of postpartum depression in Southwest, Ethiopia, 2017: a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percent (%) PPD
Yes No
Age in years
 15–24 183 44.9 61 (33.3%) 122 (66.7%)
 25–34 174 42.6 44 (25.3%) 130 (74.7%)
 ≥ 35 51 12.5 33 (64.7%) 18 (35.3%)
Religion
 Orthodox 178 43.6 47 (26.4%) 131 (73.6%)
 Protestant 146 35.8 57 (39%) 89 (61%)
 Muslim 82 20.1 34 (41.5%) 48 (58.5%)
 Others 2 0.5   2 (100%)
Marital status
 Married 323 79.2 68 (21.1%) 255 (78.9%)
 Single 57 14 45 (78.9%) 12 (21.1%)
 Divorced 23 5.6 21 (91.3%) 2 (8.7%)
 Widowed 5 1.2 4 (80%) 1 (20%)
Educational status
 Who cannot read and write 86 21.1 27 (31.4%) 59 (68.6%)
 Who can read and write 65 15.9 36 (55.4%) 29 (44.6%)
 1–8 grade 156 38.2 55 (35.3%) 101 (64.7%)
 9–12 grade 62 15.2 10 (16.1%) 52 (83.9%)
 Diploma 32 7.8 4 (12.5%) 28 (87.5%)
 Degree and above degree 7 1.7 6 (85.7%) 1 (14.3%)
Ethnicity
 Kefa 151 37 30 (19.9%) 121 (80.1%)
 Bench 114 27.9 44 (38.6%) 70 (61.4%)
 Sheka 64 15.7 15 (23.4%) 49 (76.6%)
 Amhara 36 8.8 24 (66.7%) 12 (33.3%)
 Oromo 26 6.4 22 (84.6%) 4 (15.4%)
 Tigre 17 4.2 3 (17.6%) 14 (82.4%)
Job
 Farmer 218 53.4 41 (18.8%) 177 (81.2%)
 Private 66 16.2 24 (36.4%) 42 (63.6%)
 Jobless 48 11.6 29 (60.4%) 19 (39.6%)
 Daily worker 43 10.5 35 (81.4%) 8 (18.6%)
 Gov’t worker 31 7.6 9 (29%) 22 (71%)
  1. PPD post-partum depression, gov’t worker government worker