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Table 3 Service-related factors of patient-health care providers’ relationship at Jimma Medical Center, Jimma, Ethiopia 2020

From: Patient-health care provider relationship during preoperative care in obstetric and gynecologic surgeries at Jimma Medical Center, Jimma, Ethiopia: patient’s perspective

Variables Category Frequency Percent
Is consent form written with mother tongue Yes 234 62.9
No 124 33.3
Consent requested by Ob-gyn specialist 44 11.8
General practitioner/resident 302 81.2
Midwife/nurse 26 7.0
Timing of consent The day before the date of surgery 65 17.5
On the day of surgery 87 23.4
Immediately before surgery 208 55.9
On the operation table 12 3.2
Time taken to provide informed consent < 5 min 231 62.1
5–10 min 76 20.4
> 10 min 65 17.5
Consent time Early 343 92.2
Delay 29 7.8