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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women in Arsi Negele Woreda, West Arsi Zone, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Unintended pregnancy and associated factors among pregnant women in Arsi Negele Woreda, West Arsi Zone, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent Unintended pregnancy p-value
N (%)
Age
 17–34 516 80.1 31 (6) < 0.001
 35 and above 128 19.9 97 (75.8)
Age at first pregnancy
 Less than 18 81 12.6 32 (39.5) 0.703
 18 and above 563 87.4 235 (41.7)
Marital status
 Married 613 95.2 246 (40.1) 0.005
 Single 14 2.2 11 (78.6)
 Divorced/widowed 17 2.6 10 (58.8)
Women educational status
 No formal education 100 15.5 47 (47) 0.962
 Primary 523 81.2 206 (39.4)
 Secondary and above 21 3.3 14 (66.7)
Husband educational status
 No formal education 54 8.4 19 (35.2) 0.688
 Primary education 562 87.3 238 (42.3)
 Secondary and above 28 4.3 10 (35.7)
Religion
 Orthodox 131 20.3 54 (41.2) 0.884
 Muslim 361 56.1 150 (41.6)
 Protestant 108 16.8 47 (43.5)
 Catholic 33 5.1 11 (33.3)
 Others 11 1.7 5 (45.5)
Ethnicity
 Oromo 260 40.4 113 (43.5) 0.402
 Amhara 243 37.7 90 (37)
 Tigire 78 12.1 39 (50)
 Keffa 45 7 17 (37.8)
 Woliata 14 2.2 6 (42.9)
 Others 4 0.6 2 (50)