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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants in Pawe district, Benishangul-Gumez, Ethiopia March 2015

From: Utilization of institutional delivery service and associated factors among mothers in North West Ethiopian

Variable Frequency N = 427 (%)
Religion
 Orthodox Christian 202 (47.3)
 Muslim 131 (30.7)
 Catholic 40 (9.4)
 Protestant 36 (8.4)
 Traditional 18 (4.2)
Ethnicity
 Amhara 266 (62.3%)
 Hadya 44 (10.3%)
 Oromo 43 (10.1%)
 Agew 33 (7.7%)
 Kembata 24 (5.6%)
 Others (Welayta, Tigrian and Gumez) 17 (4%)
Occupation
 Farmer 183 (42.9%)
 House wife 177 (41.5%)
 Government employee 28 (6.6%)
 Others (student, daily laborer, merchant, and private employee) 39 (9.0%)
Husband’s educational status (n = 381)
 Unable to read and write 161 (42.3%)
 Primary 111 (29.1%)
 Secondary 54 (14.2%)
 College or University 55 (14.4%)