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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women with obstetric fistula in Ethiopia (n = 219)

From: Effects of surgical repair of obstetric fistula on severity of depression and anxiety in Ethiopia

Characteristic Number Percent (%)
Current Age
 < 25+ 77 35.2
 26–30 79 36.1
 > 31+ 63 28.8
Residence
 Urban 31 14.1
 Rural 188 85.8
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 162 74.0
 Read and write or Primary 57 26.0
Religion
 Orthodox 75 34.2
 Muslim 69 31.5
 Protestant 68 31.1
 Others 7 3.2
Ever married
 Yes 203 92.7
 No 16 7.3
Current marital status
 Married 159 72.6
 Divorced/Widowed 44 20.1
 Single 16 7.3