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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women in the Lay Gayint district, Northwest Ethiopia; 2016

From: Spatial variations of women’s home delivery after antenatal care visits at lay Gayint District, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Residence Total (n = 528) No (%)
Urban (n = 143) Rural (n = 385)
Age (in years)
 < 20 4 (2.8) 18 (4.7) 22 (4.2)
 20–34 116 (81.1) 276 (71.7) 392 (74.2)
 35–49 23 (16.1) 91 (23.6) 114 (21.6)
Marital status
 Married 124 (86.7) 360 (93.5) 484 (91.7)
 Single 12 (8.4) 12 (3.1) 24 (4.6)
 Othera 7 (4.9) 13 (3.4) 20 (3.8)
Occupation
 Housewife 93 (65.0) 367 (95.3) 460 (87.1)
 Merchant 18 (12.6) 1 (0.3) 19 (3.6)
 Civil servant 15 (10.5) 3 (0.8) 18 (3.4)
 Daily laborer 8 (5.6) 6 (1.5) 14 (2.7)
 Student 7 (4.9) 6 (1.5) 13 (2.5)
 Farmer 1 (0.7) 1 (0.3) 2 (0.4)
 Otherb 1 (0.7) 1 (0.3) 2 (0.4)
Education
 Unable to read and write 24 (16.8) 219 (56.9) 243 (46.0)
 Able to read and write 8 (5.6) 32 (8.3) 40 (7.6)
 Primary school (1–8) 39 (27.3) 105 (27.3) 144 (27.3)
 Secondary school (9–12) 50 (34.9) 27 (7.0) 77 (14.6)
 College and above 22 (15.4) 2 (0.5) 24 (4.50
Religion
 Orthodox 130 (91) 381 (98.9) 511 (96.8)
 Muslim 10 (6.9) 4 (1.0) 14 (2.6)
 Protestant 3 (2.0) 0 3 (0.6)
Wealth Index
 Poor 46 (26.1) 130 (73.9) 176 (33.3)
 Medium 32 (30.2) 74 (69.8) 106 (20.1)
 Rich 65 (26.4) 181 (73.6) 246 (46.6)
  1. othera = Separated, widowed, divorced
  2. otherb = retired, unemployed