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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics among pregnant women attending antenatal care in health centers of Wondo Genet district, Southern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection and its association with anemia among pregnant women in Wondo Genet district, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables (n = 349)

Frequency

Percent

Age (years)

 18–20

36

10.3

 20–35

304

87.1

 > 35

9

2.6

Ethnic group

 Sidama

254

72.8

 Oromo

54

15.5

 Amhara

19

5.4

 Others

22

6.3

Religion

 Protestant

298

85.4

 Muslim

33

9.5

 Orthodox

18

5.2

Place of residence

 Rural

252

72.2

 Urban

97

27.8

Educational status (n = 347)

 Illiterate

102

29.2

 Informal education

35

10.0

 Primary level

147

42.7

 Secondary level or above

63

18.1

Education level of the husbands

 Illiterate

72

20.6

 Informal education

51

14.6

 Primary level

115

33.0

 Secondary level and above

111

31.8

Occupation of the respondent

 Housewife

280

80.2

 Merchant

39

11.2

 Government employee

25

7.2

 Daily laborer

5

1.4

Occupation (husband)

 Farmer

176

50.4

 Merchant

105

30.1

 Government employee

48

13.8

 Daily laborer

20

5.7

Monthly income of the household (ETB)

 < 2480 Eth birr

166

47.6

 > = 2480 Eth birr

183

52.4

Household size

 1–4 member

178

51.0

 > = 5 member

171

49.0