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Table 1 Socio-demographic, obstetric, and clinical variables of pregnant women attended the ANC clinic of HFSUH, Harar, Eastern Ethiopia, from November 2017 to January 2018

From: Prevalence of bacterial uropathogens and their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns among pregnant women in Eastern Ethiopia: hospital-based cross-sectional study

Patient characteristics Total participant (n = 200)
Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age (in the year)
 18–22 52 26
 23–27 72 36
 28–32 48 24
 33–37 15 7.5
 38–42 12 6
  ≥ 43 1 0.5
Residence
 Rural 22 11
 Urban 178 89
Educational status
 Cannot read and write 28 14
 Had informal education 33 16.5
 Primary cycle(1–8) 46 23
 Secondary cycle(9–12) 61 30.5
 Higher education(> 12) 32 16
Marital status
 Married 185 92.5
 Divorced 10 5
 Widowed 5 2.5
Gravidity
 1–3 158 79
 4–6 32 16
 7–9 10 5
Parity
 Nulliparous 85 42.5
 Primapara(one) 50 25.0
 Multipara 65 32.5
Gestational age
 1st trimester 34 17
 2nd trimester 92 46
 3rd trimester 74 37
History of obstetric and gynecologic surgery
 Yes 13 6.5
 No 187 93.5
History of catheterization
 Yes 8 4
 No 192 96
History of UTI
 Yes 54 27
 No 146 73
A symptom of UTI on presentation
 Symptomatic 54 27
 Asymptomatic 146 73
Diabetes mellitus
 Yes 8 4
 No 192 96
  1. ANC, antenatal care; HFSUH, Hiwot Fana Specialized University Hospital; UTI, urinary tract infection