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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC in health facilities of Gondar town, North West Ethiopia, 2011

From: Women’s expectation of partner’s violence on HIV disclosure for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in North West Ethiopia

Variables Urban Rural Total
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age [Mean(±SD) = 25.4 (±5.3)]    
15–24 141(35.2) 37 (9.3) 178 (44.5)
25–34 126 (31.5) 58 (14.5) 184 (46.0)
35-49 18 (4.5) 20 (5.0) 38 (9.5)
Ethnic group    
Amhara 279 (69.8) 112 (28.0) 391(97.8)
Tigray 5 (1.2) 3 (0.8) 8 (2.0)
Gurage 1 (0.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.2)
Religion    
Orthodox Christian 249 (62.2) 111 (27.8) 360 (90.0)
Muslim 31 (7.8) 4 (1.0) 35 (8.8)
Protestant 5 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 5 (1.2)
Education    
No education 108 (27.0) 86 (21.5) 194 (48.5)
Primary Education 28 (7.0) 10 (2.5) 38 (9.5)
Secondary & above 149 (37.2) 19 (4.8) 168 (42.0)
Occupation    
Government employed 57 (14.2) 7 (1.8) 64 (16.0)
Merchant 39 (9.8) 2 (0.5) 41 (10.2)
House wife 139 (34.8) 97 (24.2) 236 (59.0)
Student 35 (8.8) 2 (0.5) 37 (9.2)
Others* 15 (3.8) 7 (1.8) 22 (5.5)
Marital Status    
Never married 17 (4.2) 2 (0.5) 19 (4.8)
Married/living together 255 (63.8) 106 (26.5) 361 (90.2)
Divorced/separated/widowed 13 (3.2) 7 (1.8) 20 (5.0)
Women having their own income    
Yes 55 (13.8) 52 (13.0) 107 (26.8)
No 230 (57.5) 63 (15.8) 293 (73.2)
  1. * Bartender, daily laborer and Jobless.