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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (parents and infants)

From: Parental satisfaction with quality of neonatal care in different level hospitals: evidence from Vietnam

CharacteristicsHospital (n, %)Total
Socio-economic characteristics of parentsThanh Hoa Pediatric Hospital (n = 90)Vietnam National Children’s Hospital (n = 250)Frequency (N = 340)Percentage (%)
Gender of respondent
 Male48 (53.3)84 (33.6)13238.8
 Female42 (46.7)166 (66.4)20861.2
Marriage status
 Married88 (97.8)247 (98.8)33598.5
 Divorced/Separated2 (2.2)3 (1.2)51.5
Age
 15–2512 (13.3)75 (30)8725.6
 26–3562 (68.9)142 (56.8)20460.0
 35+16 (17.8)33 (13.2)4914.4
Ethnicity
 Kinh77 (85.6)200 (80)27781.5
 Others13 (14.4)50 (20)6318.5
Level of education
 High school and lower32 (35.6)145 (58.0)17752.1
 Undergraduate and higher58 (64.4)105 (42.0)16347.9
Job
 Farmer/fisherman/worker33 (36.7)106 (42.4)13940.9
 Officer32 (35.6)57 (22.8)8926.2
 Freelancer/self-employed20 (22.2)77 (30.8)9728.5
 Student5 (5.6)10 (4.0)154.4
Residence
 Rural40 (44.4)128 (51.2)16849.4
 Urban50 (55.6)122 (48.8)17250.6
Income (per month)
  > 1.950.000 VND (>USD 85)77 (85.6)150 (60.0)22766.8
  ≤ 1.950.000 VND (≤USD 85)13 (14.4)100 (40.0)11333.2
Characteristics of preterm infants
Gender
  Male56 (62.2)150 (60.0)20660.6
  Female34 (37.8)100 (40.0)13439.4
Gestational age
  32–37 weeks52 (57.8)94 (37.6)14642.9
  28–31 weeks30 (33.3)120 (48.0)15044.1
   < 28 weeks8 (8.9)36 (14.4)4413.0
Birth weight
   ≥ 2500 g13 (14.4)22 (8.8)3510.3
  1500-2499 g67 (74.5)131 (52.4)19858.2
  1000-1499 g8 (8.9)89 (35.6)9728.5
   < 1000 g2 (2.2)8 (3.2)103.0
Health status of the infant (at the interview time relative to admission)
  Improved68 (75.6)141 (56.4)20961.5
  No change or worsened22 (24.4)109 (43.6)13138.5
Length of stay of the infant (LOS) (at the interview time)
   < 14 days79 (87.8)153 (61.2)23268.2
   ≥ 14 days11 (12.22)97 (38.80)10831.76