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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of study participants of Shire town, Tigray Regional State, Ethiopia 2017 (n = 400)

From: Factors associated with uptake of post-abortion family planning in Shire town, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age
15–19 76 19.0
20–24 153 38.2
25–29 70 17.5
30–34 59 14.8
35+ 42 10.5
Religion
Orthodox 337 84.3
Muslim 41 10.3
Catholic 11 2.7
Protestant 11 2.7
Marital status
Unmarried 183 45.8
Married 188 47.0
Widowed 9 2.2
Divorced 20 5.0
Educational status
No formal education 77 19.3
Elementary [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8] 102 25.5
Secondary [9,10,11,12] 164 41.0
Completed college 57 14.2
Occupation
Student 93 23.3
Farmer 47 11.7
Merchant 35 8.7
Employed 127 31.8
House maids 59 14.7
Unemployed/job seeker 39 9.8
Monthly income
≤ 500 15 3.8
501–1000 151 37.7
> 1000 234 58.5