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Table 1 Socio- demographic characteristics of mothers came to Felege Hiywot Referral Hospital, Amhara Region, North West Ethiopia

From: Determinants of abortion among clients coming for abortion service at felegehiwot referral hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a case control study

Study variables Abortion status
Case, N (%) Control, N (%)
Residence   
 Urban 78 (44.6) 235 (67.1)
 Rural 97 (55.4) 115 (32.9)
Age of the mother   
  < 24 years 132 (75.4) 131 (37.4)
  > =24 years 43 (24.6) 219 (62.6)
Religion   
 Orthodox 150 (85.7) 305 (87.1)
 Other religion followers 25 (14.3) 45 (12.9)
Educational status of the mother   
 Below secondary school 64 (36.5) 136 (38.8)
 Secondary and above 111 (63.5) 214 (61.2)
Occupation   
 Student 84 (48) 11 (3.1)
 Non-student 91 (52) 339 (96.9)
Marital status   
 Single 103 (58.8) 31 (8.9)
 Married 72 (41.2) 319 (91.1)
Income   
  < =500 ETB 105 (60.0) 48 (13.7)
  > 500 ETB 70 (40.0) 302 (86.3)