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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic factors of mothers who delivered in Metema District, northwest, Ethiopia, 2020 (n = 410)

From: Episiotomy practice and associated factors among mothers who gave birth at public health facilities in Metema district, northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage (%) Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Age group    Religion   
 18–24 years 138 33.7 Orthodox 320 78
 25–35 years 240 58.5 Muslim 86 21
 36–49 years 32 7.8 Protestant 4 1
Educational status    Residence   
 No formal education 132 32.2 Urban 176 43
 Primary level 201 49 Rural 234 57
 Secondary level 64 15.6    
 Diploma and above 13 3.2    
Occupation    Wealth index   
 House wife 259 63.2 Lowest 98 23.9
 Farmer 51 12.4 Second 66 16.1
 Merchant 72 17.6 Middle 83 20.2
 Daily laborer 8 2 Fourth 81 19.8
 Government employee 17 4.2 Highest 82 20
 Student 3 0.7