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Table 2 Obstetrics characteristics of pregnant women in Bale zone, Ethiopia, April 2017

From: Perceived stress and its associated factors among pregnant women in Bale zone Hospitals, Southeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Characteristics Frequency Percent
Gravid 1 139 35.1
2–5 212 53.5
≥ 6 45 45
Status of pregnancy Wanted/planned 339 85.6
Unwanted/unplanned 57 14.4
Gestational age ≤ 12 86 21.7
13–24 161 40.7
≥ 25 25 37.6
Contraceptive use before this pregnancy Yes 229 57.8
No 167 42.2
The age of her last baby (in months) (n = 226) ≤ 24 109 48.2
≥ 25 117 51.8
Pre-pregnancy motion sickness Yes 116 29.3
No 280 70.7
History of molar pregnancy (253) Yes 11 4.3
No 205 81.0
Do not know/not sure 37 14.6
Previous pregnancy with low birth weight (258) Yes 20 7.8
No 144 55.8
Do not know/not sure 94 36.4