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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of adult patient undergoing elective surgery at general hospital in Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 402)

From: Preoperative anxiety among adult patients undergoing elective surgery: a prospective survey at a general hospital in Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency(N) Percentage
Sex of respondents Male 228 56.7
Female 174 43.3
Age of respondents 18–30 50 12.4
31–45 146 36.3
46–59 169 42.1
> 60 37 9.2
Marital status of respondent Married 292 72.6
Single 84 20.9
Divorced 21 5.2
Widowed 5 1.2
Religion of respondents Muslim 127 31.6
Orthodox 91 22.6
Protestant 167 41.5
Others 17 4.2
Resident Urban 213 53
Rural 189 47
Educational status Unable to read and write 96 23.9
Primary education 105 26.1
Secondary education 135 33.6
College and above 66 16.4
Purposed surgery Major 341 84.8
Minor 61 15.2
Previous surgery Yes 14 3.5
No 388 96.5