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Table 1 General characteristics of the pregnant women Attending ANC at Mizan-Aman General hospital, south west Ethiopia, 2015

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women following antenatal care at Mizan Aman General Hospital, Bench Maji Zone (BMZ), Ethiopia

Variable IgG Positive (n = 198) Percent P value
Age category
 16–20 64 32.3 0.011
 21–30 124 62.6
  > 30 10 5.1
Occupation
 government employee 35 17.7 0.886
 Housewife 129 65.2
 Other 34 17.2
Residence
 Urban 135 68.2 0.333
 Rural 63 32.8
Education level
 Can’t read and write 48 24.2 0.033
 Can only Read and write 32 16.2
 Primary 55 27.8
 Secondary 35 17.7
 Tertiary 28 14.1
Number of Gravida
 One 77 38.9 0.223
 More than one 121 61.1
Stage of pregnancy
 First trimester 56 28.3 0.346
 Second trimester 100 50.5
 Third trimester 42 21.2
History of abortion
 Yes 22 11.1 0.395
 No 99 50.0
 Not applicable 77 38.9