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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of respondents in Gilgel Gibe hydropower dam area, Southwest Ethiopia, August to September 2011

From: Prevalence Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis and malaria co-infection among pregnant women and risk factors in Gilgel Gibe dam Area, Southwest Ethiopia

Residence Number Percent
Urban 193 49.7
Rural 195 50.3
Age groups   
16-20 128 33
21-25 115 29.6
26-30 110 28.3
31-35 27 7
36-40 8 2.1
Ethnicity   
Oromo 372 95.9
Amhara 4 1.1
Yam 7 1.8
Gurage 4 1.1
kembata 1 0.2
Religion   
Muslim 359 92.5
Orthodox 21 5.4
Protestant 6 1.6
Catholic 2 0.5
Parity   
Primigravid 125 32.2
Multigravid 263 67.8
Occupation   
Housewife 191 49.2
Farmer 176 45.3
Daily laborer 4 1.1
Civil servant 13 3.31
Business man 4 1.1
Educational status   
Illiterate 263 67.8
Read and write only 5 1.3
Primary school 83 21.4
Secondary school 18 4.6
Above Secondary school 19 4.9
Trimester   
First 88 22.7
Second 157 40.5
Third 143 36.8