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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents under care in Gondar city’s governmental health institutions, Northwest Ethiopia (n = 222)

From: Risk factors of dropout from institutional delivery among HIV positive antenatal care booked mothers within one year postpartum in Ethiopia: a case–control study

Variables Groups for Dropout
Cases Control
Age of the mother (in year)
  ≤ 35 30 116
  ≥ 35 26 50
Sex of child
 Male 24 80
 Female 32 86
Residence
 Rural 6 13
 Urban 50 153
Monthly income (US dollar)
  ≤ 36.00 46 77
  > 36.00 10 89
Radio /TV
 Yes 49 129
 No 7 37
Religious
 Orthodox Tewahido 32 133
 Muslim 24 32
Marital status
 Currently single 28 35
 Currently married 28 131
Mother educational status
 Unable to read and write 21 45
 Able to read and write 35 121
Spousal educational status
 Unable to read and write 11 19
 Able to read and write 45 147
Mother occupation
 Housewife 28 84
 Unemployed 23 51
 Governmental employed 5 31
Spousal occupation
 Employed 9 68
 Unemployed 47 98
Age of the child (months)
  ≤ 2 14 85
 2–6 12 30
  > 6 9 25