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Table 1 Socio Demographic data of the participants

From: Health care providers’ adherence to immediate postpartum care guideline and associated factors among women who gave birth in Mekele public teaching hospitals, Tigray 2018

Variables Number Percent
Age
 ≤ 18 7 1.7
 19–25 150 37.2
 26–30 125 31
 31–35 75 18.6
 ≥ 36 46 11.4
Residence
 Urban 240 59.6
 Rural 163 40.4
Marital status
 Married 362 89.8
 Single 15 3.7
 Divorced 24 6
 Widowed 2 0.5
Religion
 Orthodox 330 81.9
 Muslim 57 14.1
 Catholic 12 3
 Protestant 4 1
Ethnicity
 Tigray 380 94.3
 Amahara 21 5.2
 Afar 2 0.5
Monthly income
 < − 500 11 2.7
 501–1000 49 12.2
 1001–3000 157 39
 3001–5000 116 28.8
 ≥ 5001 70 17.4
Educational level
 No education 73 18.1
 Read and write 68 16.9
 Primary education 95 23.6
 Secondary and above 167 41.4
Spouse educational level
 No education 52 12.9
 Read and write 49 12.2
 Primary 94 23.3
 Secondary and above 208 51.6
Occupation
 House wife 177 43.9
 Government employee 80 19.9
 Nongovernmental employee 13 3.2
 Private organization 120 29.8
 Daily laborer 10 2.5
Others 3 0.7
Parity
 Primipara 107 26.6
 Multiparas 296 73.4
Gravidity
 Primigravida 71 17.6
 Multigravida 332 82.4
Health care providers
 Midwives 260 64.5
 Nurses 143 35.5