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Table 1 Socio- demographic characteristics of pregnant women in West Dembia northwest Ethiopia 2018 (N = 348)

From: Factors associated with adherence to iron folate supplementation among pregnant women in West Dembia district, northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Characteristics Category Frequency Percentage
Age in years 15–24 117 33.6
25–34 189 54.3
≥ 34 42 12.1
Religion Orthodox 339 97.4
Muslim 9 2.6
Residence Rural 271 77.9
Urban 77 22.1
Educational status Unable to read and write 193 55.5
Able to read and write 69 19.8
Elementary completed 34 9.8
Secondary completed 27 7.8
College and above 25 7.2
Marital status Married 334 96.0
Single 14 4.0
Monthly income in Ethiopian Birr < 1000 31 89.0
1000–3000 258 74.1
> 3000 59 17.0
Current occupation Farmer 136 39.1
Housewife 134 38.5
Daily laborer 10 2.9
Merchant 32 9.2
Government employee 33 9.5
Privet employee 3 0.9