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Table 2 Obstetric related 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

Variables Frequency Percentage /%/
Gravidity
 Primigravida 92 17
 Multigravida 334 61
 Grand multigravida 125 23
Parity
 Primiparaous 82 15
 Multiparaous 402 73
 Grand multiparous 67 12
ANC visit
 Yes 366 66
 No 185 34
Number of ANC visits
 1 55 10
 2 44 8
 3 56 10
 ≥ 4 211 38
Participation in antenatal care group
 Yes 302 55
 No 249 45
Fetal presentation /lie
 Breech 72 13
 Cephalic 432 78
 Transverse/oblique 47 9
Onset of labour
 Spontaneous 415 75
 Induced 78 14
 No labour (pre-labour CS) 58 11
Multiple pregnancy
 Yes 96 17
 No 455 83
Gestational age
 Term (37–42 week) 413 75
 Preterm (< 37 week) 71 13
 Post term (> 42 week) 67 12
Malpresentation
 Yes 129 23
 No 422 77
Newborn birth weight
 Normal birth weight (2500-4000gm) 410 74
 Low birth weight (< 2500gm) 78 14
 Macrosomia (> 4000gm) 63 12
Previous history of caesarean section
 Yes 69 13
 No 482 87