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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of married couples in Dukem town, 2010 (n=422)

From: Agreement and concordance between married couples regarding family planning utilization and fertility intention in Dukem, Ethiopia

   Wife Husband
Characteristics   No % No %
Religion Orthodox 358 84.8 358 84.8
  Protestant 56 13.3 54 12.8
  Muslim 6 1.4 7 1.7
  Catholic 2 .5 3 .7
  Total 422 100.0 422 100.0
Ethnicity Oromo 292 69.2 289 68.5
  Amhara 120 28.4 112 26.5
  Tigre 2 .5 8 1.9
  Gurage 7 1.7 10 2.4
  Others 1 .2 3 .7
  Total 422 100.0 422 100.0
Education Illiterate 87 20.6 36 8.5
  Read & write 9 2.1 3 .7
  Elementary 120 28.4 78 18.5
  Junior 130 30.8 140 33.2
  High school 47 11.1 103 24.4
  Preparatory 21 5.0 45 10.7
  Higher education 8 1.9 17 4.0
  Total 422 100.0 422 100.0