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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of study participants assessed for surgical site infection prophylaxis in Dil Chora Referral Hospital, Eastern Ethiopia 2017 (n = 384)

From: Antibiotic utilization pattern for surgical site infection prophylaxis at Dil Chora Referral Hospital Surgical Ward, Dire Dawa, Eastern Ethiopia

Variables Number(%)
Age
 1–10 35(9.1)
 11–30 153(39.8)
 31–65 159(41.4)
 Above 65 37(9.6)
Sex
 Male 208(54.2)
 Female 176(45.8)
Religion
 Orthodox 153(39.8)
 Muslim 180(46.9)
 Protestant 51(13.3)
Residence
 Urban 228(59.4)
 Rural 156(40.6)
Educational status
 Illiterate 115(29.9)
 Primary 55(14.3)
 Secondary 66(17.2)
 College and above 148(38.5)