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Table 3 Clinical and individual child factors among 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 (%)
Sex of the neonate   
 Male 242 59.02
 Female 168 40.98
Gestational age   
 Preterm 16 3.9
 Term 339 82.68
 Post term 25 6.1
 Unknown 30 7.32
Birth weight   
 Low 26 6.34
 Normal 333 81.22
 Macrosomia 51 12.44
Condition of fetal heart beat   
 Normal 293 71.46
 Bradycardia 63 15.37
 Tachycardia 54 13.17
Fetal presentation   
 Vertex 359 87.56
 Breech 49 11.95
 Shoulder presentation 2 0.49
Presence of meconium   
 Yes 65 15.85
 No 345 84.15