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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of study participants in public hospitals of Gamo and Gofa Zones, Southern Ethiopia, 2018/9 (n = 6769)

From: Neonatal mortality and its determinates in public hospitals of Gamo and Gofa zones, southern Ethiopia: prospective follow up study

CharacteristicsFrequencyPercentage
Age
 15–24300244.3
 25–34338450.0
  ≥ 353835.7
Marital status
 Married643095.0
 Othera3395.0
Ethnicity
 Gamo372555.0
 Gofa151922.4
 Otherb152522.6
Educational status of the father
 No formal education102615.2
 Primary (1–8)163624.2
 Secondary (9–12)202729.9
 College and above208030.7
Occupation of the father
 Farmer177326.2
 Merchant249736.9
 Government employer197429.2
 Wavier2754.1
 Daily laborer2503.7
The average income per month
  < 70.8USD177526.2
 70.8-177USD319547.2
  > 177USD179926.6
  1. asingle, divorced and separated due to work
  2. bZayise, Amhara, Oromo, Gurage, Woliata, Konso, Derashe, Oyida, and Gidicho.