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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables in Aksum town, Tigray Region, northern Ethiopia, June 2015

From: Knowledge and associated factors of lactational amenorrhea as a contraception method among postpartum women in Aksum town, Tigray Region, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age
 16–19 19 3.2
 20–24 149 25.2
 25–29 231 39.2
 30–34 126 21.4
 ≥ 35 65 11.0
Marital status
 Married 543 92.0
 Othersa 47 8.0
Educational level
 No formal education 80 13.6
 Primary education 202 34.2
 Secondary education and above 308 52.2
Partner’s education (n = 545)
 No formal education 24 4.4
 Primary school 210 38.5
 Secondary school 185 34.0
 Tertiary school 126 23.1
Occupation
 House wife 383 64.9
 Government employee 46 7.8
 Private employee 103 17.5
 Daily labourer 43 7.3
 Othersb 15 2.5
Partner occupation (n = 545) 125 22.9
 Government employee
 Private employee 257 47.2
 Daily labourer 131 24.0
 Othersc 32 5.9
  1. a Single, separated, divorced, or widowed, b Alcohol/Swa seller, farmer, or student, c Farmer, pension, or guard