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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC in selected health institutions in Dawuro Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia 2015 (n = 289)

From: Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B virus surface antigen and factors associated among pregnant women in Dawuro zone, SNNPR, Southwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables frequency %
Age(years)
 15–24 121 41.9
 25–34 129 44.6
 35–44 39 13.5
Educational level
 No formal education 103 35.7
 Primary (1–8) 144 49.8
 Secondary and higher 42 14.5
Occupation
 House wife 235 81.3
 Merchant 17 5.9
 Gov’tal employee 28 9.7
 Others* 9 3.1
Residence
 Rural 201 69.6
 Urban 88 30.4
Religion
 Protestant 211 73.0
 Orthodox 71 24.6
 Others** 7 2.4
Ethnicity
 Dawuro 280 96.9
 Others*** 9 3.1
Marital status
 Married 284 98.3
 Separated 5 1.7
  1. * Students, daily laborers and private institution workers
  2. ** Adventist and Catholic
  3. *** Amhara, Hadiya, Wolaita and Gurage