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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