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Table 2 Clinical and individual maternal factors 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 (%)
Parity    ANC follow-up history   
 Primipara 108 26.3 Yes 345 84.15
 Multipara 302 73.7 No 65 15.85
Birth spacing    Duration second stage of labour   
 No delivery 108 26.3  ≤ 90 min 55 13.41
 ≤ 2 years 95 23.2  > 90 min 53 12.93
 > 2 years 207 50.5    
Medical diseases    Duration of second stage of labour   
 Yes 30 7.32  ≤ 90 min 55 13.41
 No 380 92.68  > 90 min 53 12.93
Time of delivery    Onset of labor   
 Day 122 29.8 Spontaneous 390 95.1
 Night 288 70.2 Induced 20 4.9
Perineal lacerations      
 Yes 74 18.05    
 No 336 81.95