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Table 1 Socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the respondents in Gura Dhamole woreda, Bale zone, Southeast Ethiopia, April, 2017

From: Utilization of skilled birth attendant at birth and associated factors among women who gave birth in the last 24 months preceding the survey in Gura Dhamole Woreda, Bale zone, southeast Ethiopia

VariableResponseFrequencyPercentage
Age15–193910.1
20–2411730.2
25–2912532.3
30–345213.4
35–444311.1
40–44112.8
Place of residenceUrban6516.8
Rural32283.2
Educational status of RespondentsNo formal Education24663.6
Primary Education Secondary and above10,83327.98.5
Educational status of husband (n = 383)No formal Education Primary Education19751.4
Secondary and above13,74935.812.8
Occupational status of motherHouse wife Farmer and Livestock rearing25766.4
Government employed9123.5
Merchant and Othera15243.96.2
Occupational status of husband (n = 383)Farmer21957.2
Livestock rearing11229.2
Government employed256.5
Merchant, Daily labourer and Othera277
Family size≤414236.7
5–611028.4
≥713534.9
Monthly income (n = 386)< 5005514.2
500–100011730.3
≥100121455.4
Means of communicationRadio20853.7
TV /Telephone236
Mobile phone16843.4
None11630
  1. Othera (student)