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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of reproductive age group (15-49) women in Eritrean refugee camps in Tigray, north Ethiopia, 2016

From: Unmet need for modern contraception and associated factors among reproductive age group women in Eritrean refugee camps, Tigray, north Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Category Number (n) Percent (%)
Age of women (in years) 15–19 41 10.25
20–24 84 21.00
25–29 113 28.25
30–34 83 20.75
35 and above 79 19.75
Religion Orthodox 222 55.50
Muslim 84 21.00
Protestants 38 9.50
Catholic 56 14.00
Ethnicity Tigrigna 245 61.25
Saho 83 20.75
Kunama 72 18.00
Marital status Married 314 78.50
Single 26 6.50
Divorced 36 9.00
Widowed 24 6.00
Educational status Illiterate 78 19.50
Elementary school (1–8th) 216 54.00
Secondary school 93 23.25
Higher education 13 3.25
Occupational status House wife 277 69.25
Daily laborer 82 20.50
Student 41 10.25
Husband’s religion Orthodox 240 60.00
Muslim 74 18.50
Protestant 30 7.50
Catholic 56 14,00
Monthly household income (in Eriterian Nakfa) < 400 45 11.25
401–745 64 16.00
746–1220 113 28.25
> 1220 178 44.50