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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending antenatal care services in Gedeo zone health centers, Southern Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 718)

From: Magnitude of Khat use and associated factors among women attending antenatal care in Gedeo zone health centers, southern Ethiopia: a facility based cross sectional study

VariablesCategoriesFrequencyPercentage
Age in years18–20425.8
21–2415521.6
25–2938453.5
30–4513719.1
Marital statusMarried55777.6
Single16122.4
ReligionProtestant41357.5
Orthodox20128.0
Muslim7310.2
aOthers314.3
EthnicityGedeo41257.4
Wolaita9313.0
Gurage8311.6
Oromo8612.0
bOthers446.1
ResidencyUrban32645.4
Rural39254.6
OccupationFarmers24133.6
Employed16623.1
Merchant12116.9
House wife12217.0
cOthers689.5
Educational statusUnable to read and write21830.4
Able to read and write17123.8
Primary school12517.4
Secondary school10915.2
College and above9513.2
Average monthly income≤ 50014720.5
501–99915922.1
1000–199933246.2
≥ 20008011.1
  1. a catholic and wakifeta, b Amhara and Sidama, c daily laborer and students
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