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Table 2 Past health status condition of surgical patients the referral hospitals

From: Preoperative anxiety and associated factors among adult surgical patients in Debre Markos and Felege Hiwot referral hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Responses Frequency Percentage
Previous hospitalization Yes 144 40.8
No 209 59.2
Previous surgical operation Yes 61 17.3
No 292 82.7
Time of the previous operation (in years) < 1 year 10 2.8
2–5 years 30 8.5
> 6 years 7 2
Time of the previous operation (in months) < 5 9 2.5
> 5 5 1.4
Frequency of the previous operation performed Once 50 14.2
Twice 10 2.8
Thrice or more 1 0.3
Any previous surgery complications Yes 9 2.5
No 52 14.7
Preoperative information during the previous surgery Yes 22 6.2
No 24 6.8
I don’t remember 15 4.2