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Table 3 Obstetric factors of mothers attending maternal and child health clinics of the public health centers Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 511)

From: Postpartum depression and associated factors among mothers in Bahir Dar Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency Percent (%)
Number of pregnancies 1 331 64.8
2–3 169 33.1
> 4 11 2.2
Hospitalization of a baby Yes 133 26
No 378 74
Death of a child Yes 11 2.2
No 500 97.8
Mode of delivery Vaginally 370 72.4
C/section 88 17.2
Instrumental 53 10.4
Planned pregnancy Yes 422 82.6
No 89 17.4
Sex of the last child Male 185 36.2
Female 326 63.8
Desired sex for the last child Yes 486 95.1
No 25 4.9