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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents in Ethiopia, 2016

From: Spatial distribution and determinants of household iodized salt utilization in Ethiopia: a spatial and multilevel analysis of Ethiopian demographic and Health survey

Variables Weighted frequency Percent
Residence
 Urban 3160 20.00
 Rural 12,731 80.00
Age (years)
 < 25 905 5.69
 25–34 3957 24.90
 35–44 3747 23.58
 45–54 2594 16.33
 55–64 2352 14.80
 65 and above 2336 14.70
Sex of household head
 Male 11,821 74.39
 Female 4070 25.61
Marital status
 Never married 649 4.08
 Currently married 12,288 77.33
 Formerly married 2954 18.59
Educational status
 No education 8703 54.77
 Primary education 4849 30.52
 Secondary education 1250 7.87
 Higher education 1089 6.85
Wealth index
 Poorest 3001 18.89
 Poorer 3067 19.30
 Middle 3032 19.08
 Richer 2992 18.83
 Richest 3799 23.91
Media exposure
 Yes 4525 28.47
 No 11,366 71.53
Community education level
 Low 8304 52.25
 High 7587 47.75
Community poverty level
 Low 7580 47.70
 High 8311 52.30
Community media exposure level
 Low 8151 51.29
 High 7740 48.71