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Table 1 Socio-demographic and reproductive characteristics of pregnant women in Gondar town, Northwestern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence and associated factors of unintended pregnancy among pregnant woman in Gondar town, North west Ethiopia, 2014

Variable Frequency Percent
Age, years
15–19 18 5.5
20–24 119 36.6
25–29 121 37.2
30–34 57 17.3
35–49 10 3.1
Family size
< 4 199 61.2
> 4 126 38.8
Religion
Orthodox 269 82.8
Muslim 47 14.5
Others 9 2.7
Education
Unable to read and write 51 15.7
Able to read and write 23 7.1
Elementary (1–8) 96 29.5
High school (9–12) 117 36.00
Higher education 35 11.7
Occupation
House wife 203 62.5
Governmental employee 37 11.4
Self employee 49 15.1
Daily laborer 13 4
Othersa 23 7.1
Ethnicity
Amhara 312 96
Others 13 4
Age at first pregnancy, years
< 18 120 36.9
≥ 18 205 63.1
Number of pregnancy
1–2 223 74.8
3–4 69 21.2
≥ 5 13 4
Previous ANC (n =137)
Yes 130 95
No 37 5
Pre pregnancy contraceptive use
Yes 253 77.8
No 72 22.2
Marital status
Single 27 8.3
Married 298 91.7
  1. aStudent, voluntary work, religious work