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Table 1 Sociodemographic, medical and behavioral characteristics of respondents in North Wollo zone, northeast Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 462)

From: Adverse birth outcomes and its associated factors among women who delivered in North Wollo zone, northeast Ethiopia: a facility based cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Religion
 Orthodox Christian 385 83.3
 Protestant 3 0.6
 Muslim 74 16.1
Age (years)
 < 20 39 8.4
 20–34 355 76.8
 > 34 68 14.7
Family size
 ≤ 5 403 87.2
 > 5 59 12.8
Marital status
 Married 432 93.5
 Unmarried 30 6.5
Women’s education
 Unable to read and write 122 26.4
 Able to read and write 81 17.5
 Primary (1–8th) school 87 18.8
 Secondary (9–12th) school 72 15.6
 College or higher education 100 21.6
Partner’s occupation
 Governmental employee 129 27.9
 Merchant 96 20.8
 Farmer 179 38.7
 Private employer 34 7.4
 Othersa 24 5.2
Time to reach nearby health institution (min)
 ≤ 30 223 48.3
 > 30 239 57.7
Maternal MUAC (cm)
 < 23 131 28.4
 ≥ 23 331 71.6
History of poor pregnancy outcomes
 No 54 11.7
 Yes 408 88.3
Complication during pregnancy
 Yes 83 18.0
 No 379 82.0
Type of complication during pregnancy (n = 83)
 APH 18 21.7
 PROM 12 14.5
 PIH 25 30.1
 Othersb 28 33.7
  1. aDaily laborer, jobless, driver or soldier: b nausea and vomiting, infections, trauma