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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women’s who gave birth in Southwest Ethiopia, 2020

From: Magnitude and associated factors of caesarean section deliveries among women who gave birth in Southwest Ethiopia: institutional-based cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percentage
Maternal age
 15–24 152 28
 25–34 336 61
 35–44 63 11
Marital status
 Single 21 4
 Married 486 88
 Divorced/widowed 44 8
Maternal educational status
 No formal education 192 35
 Primary education 211 38
 Secondary education and above 148 27
Residence
 Urban 151 27
 Rural 400 73
Maternal occupation
 Housewife 357 65
 Merchant 77 14
 Government employee 103 19
 Daily labourer 14 3
Religion
 Orthodox 349 63
 Muslim 157 29
 Protestant 45 8
Ethnicity
 Gurage 402 73
 Amhara 115 21
 Oromo 34 6