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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants on labor pain control at Leku general hospital, 2019

From: Labor pain control and associated factors among women who gave birth at Leku primary hospital, southern Ethiopia

Variables Category Frequency (n = 404) Percentage
Age ≤ 18 48 11.9
19–24 130 32.2
25–29 139 34.4
≥ 30 87 21.5
Marital status Single 19 4.7
Married 385 95.3
Religion Protestant 321 79.5
Orthodox 54 13.4
Muslim 18 4.5
Catholic 09 2.2
Adventist 2 0.5
Ethnicity Sidama 336 83.2
Amhara 36 8.9
Oromo 10 2.5
Silte 17 4.2
Others 5 1.2
Residence Urban 171 42.3
Rural 233 57.7
Level of education No formal education 31 7.7
Primary (1–8) 228 56.4
Secondary School (9–10) 85 21
Above high school (> 10) 60 14.9
Occupation House wife 87 21.5
Employed (gov’t/NGO) 90 22.3
Merchant 86 21.3
Farmer 141 34.9