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Table 1 Socio- demographic characteristics of delivering women at St Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College and Selam health center Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (July-September, 2012)

From: Seroprevalence and transmission of Hepatitis B virus among delivering women and their new born in selected health facilities, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Demographic characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Age (in years)
  15-19 20 7.6
  20-24 84 31.7
  25-29 105 39.6
  30-34 36 15.6
  35-40 20 7.6
Marital status
  Married 242 91.3
  Unmarried 22 8.3
  Divorced 1 0.4
  Widowed 0 0.00
Education level
  Illiterate 83 32
  Primary 101 38
  Secondary 58 21.5
  Tertiary 23 8.5
Monthly income (In Ethiopian Birr)
  <500 91 34.3
  500-1000 116 43.8
  1001-1500 22 8.3
  1501-2000 11 4.2
  >2000 25 9.4
Ethnicity
  Oromo 90 34.0
  Gurage 80 30.2
  Amhara 69 26.0
  Tigre 10 3.8
  Siltie 14 5.25
  Others 2 0.75