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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Patient satisfaction and its socio-demographic correlates in a tertiary public hospital in Nepal: a cross-sectional study

Socio-demographic characteristics Frequency (%)
(n = 204)
Age
 Mean (SD) 39.1 (16.6)
Sex
 Female 108 (52.9)
 Male 96 (47.1)
Ethnicity
 Janajati 114 (55.9)
 Brahmin/Chhetri 66 (32.4)
 Dalit 20 (9.8)
 Madhesi 4 (2.0)
Marital Status
 Married 167 (81.9)
 Unmarried 37 (18.1)
Religion
 Hindu 184 (90.2)
 Buddhist 14 (6.9)
 Others 6 (2.9)
Distance from health facility
 Less than 30 min 104 (51.0)
 30–60 min 68 (33.3)
 More than 1 h 32 (15.7)
Educational Status
 Illiterate 32 (15.7)
 Informal Education 44 (21.6)
 Primary Education 28 (13.7)
 Secondary Education 67 (32.8)
 Bachelor or higher education 33 (16.2)
Occupation
 Service 35 (17.2)
 Business 53 (26.0)
 Agriculture 22 (10.8)
 Homemaker 53 (26.0)
 Others 41 (20.1)
Health Insurance
 No 117 (57.4)
 Yes 87 (42.6)
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