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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants at Northeast Ethiopia, 2019 (N = 256)

From: Essential newborn care practice and associated factors among health care providers in Northeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency (n = 256) Percentage (%)
Age (years)
  < 25 46 18.0
 25–29 123 48.0
 30–34 52 20.3
  ≥ 35 35 13.7
Marital Status
 Married 130 50.8
 Single 116 45.3
 Divorced 10 3.9
Religion
 Orthodox 229 89.4
 Muslim 13 5.1
 Protestant 14 5.5
Educational status
 Diploma 126 49.2
 Degree 111 43.4
 Master 13 5.1
 Doctor 6 2.3
Employment status
 Midwife 104 40.6
 Nurse 97 37.9
 Doctor 7 2.7
 Emergency surgeon 14 5.5
 Health officer 34 13.3
Work experience (years)
  < 5 145 56.6
 6–10 71 27.7
 11–15 25 9.8
  > 15 15 5.9
Monthly income (ETB)
  < 3105 birr 45 17.6
 3105–3825 birr 64 25.0
 3826–4545 birr 53 20.7
  > 4546 94 36.7
  1. ETB Ethiopian birr