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Table 2 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of the study participants (n = 226)

From: Is the place of birth related to the mother’s satisfaction with childbirth? A cross-sectional study in a rural district of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)

Characteristics Number Percent
Age
  < 20 year 31 13.7
 20 to 34 year 165 73.0
  ≥ 35 year 30 13.3
Ethnicity
 Makong/Tri 157 69.5
 Phouthay 69 30.5
Occupation
 Farmer 206 91.2
 Other 20 8.8
Husband’s occupation
 Famer 194 85.8
 Other 32 14.2
Educational attainment
 No formal education 149 65.9
 Primary (1 to 5 years) 51 22.6
 Secondary or above 26 11.5
Distance from home to health facilitya
  < 5 km 113 50.2
 5 to 9 km 75 33.3
  > 9 km 37 16.4
Possession of any vehicles
 Yes 167 73.9
 No 59 26.1
  1. a n = 225