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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics’ of women having surgery for delivery in obstetrics of Assela Teaching Hospital, April, 23, 2015 to September 5, 2015

From: Risk factors for surgical site infections in obstetrics: a retrospective study in an Ethiopian referral hospital

Variable Frequency Percent
Age ≤ 19 23 13.9
20–34 309 63.9
≥35 52 22.2
Address Urban 166 47.2
Rural 218 52.8
Ethnicity Oromo 259 67.4
Amhara 62 16.1
Tigrie 32 8.3
Guragie 20 5.2
Other 11 2.9
Religion Orthodox Christian 136 35.4
Protestant 61 15.9
Muslim 184 47.9
Other 3 0.8
Occupation House wife 225 58.6
Civil servant 100 26
Farmer 3 8
Merchant 56 14.6
Educational Status Illiterate 77 20.1
  Read &Write Only 54 13.8
Grade 1–8 68 17.7
Grade 9–12 98 25.5
Above grade 12 88 22.9
Marital Status Married 383 99.7
Divorced 1 0.3
Average monthly income of Family Less than 1000 175 45.6
1001–3999 107 27.9
Greater than 4000 102 26.6