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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants, South Achefer District, North West Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 381)

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice towards family planning among reproductive age women in a resource limited settings of Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Residence
 Rural 185 48.6
 Urban 196 51.4
Age (years)
 < 18 38 10.0
 18–29 139 36.5
 ≥ 30 204 53.5
Educational level
 Illiterate 179 47.0
 Primary education 199 52.2
 Secondary education 3 0.8
Monthly HH income
 < 1000 ETB 168 44.1
 1000–3000 ETB 162 42.5
 > 3000 ETB 51 13.4
Family size/no of children
 Have no children 45 11.8
 Have 1 child 46 12.1
 have 2 children 106 27.8
 Have 3 or more children 184 48.3
Occupation
 House wife 246 64.6
 Farmer 133 34.9
 Daily laborer 2 0.5
Religion
 Muslim 3 0.8
 Orthodox 378 99.2
Marital status
 Divorced 91 24
 Married 249 65.4
 Single 37 9.7
 Widowed 4 0.9
  1. The current currency exchange rate ($ 1 = 27.50 ETB)
  2. ETB Ethiopian birr