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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of pregnant women in Mecha district, Northwest Ethiopia (n = 783)

From: Prevalence of helminthic infections and determinant factors among pregnant women in Mecha district, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

SNa Population profile Nb Percentage
1. Age 16–20 489 62.5
21–25 291 37.2
> 25 3 0.4
2. Residence Urban 181 23.1
Rural 602 76.9
3. Religion Orthodox 719 91.8
Muslim 64 8.2
4. Ethnicity Amhara 688 87.9
Agaw 74 9.5
Others 21 2.6
5. Educational status Illiterate 194 24.5
Elementary 458 58.5
Secondary 36 4.6
Certificate 43 5.5
Diploma 16 2
First degree 35 4.5
Second degree 1 0.1
6. Gravidity 1 263 33.6
2 329 42
3 185 23.6
4 6 0.8
7. Frequency of ANC visit 0 275 35.1
1 314 40.1
2 189 24.1
3 5 0.6
8. Gestational age in weeks 14–23 157 20.1
24–33 293 37.4
34–42 333 42.5
  1. aSN serial number
  2. bN number of women