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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of pregnant women attending antenatal care in Maichew town, northern Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 313)

From: Factors associated with unintended pregnancy among women attending antenatal care in Maichew Town, Northern Ethiopia, 2017

Variables Frequency Percentage
Residence
 Urban 213 68.0
 Rural 100 32.0
Marital status
 Married 245 78.3
 Single 68 21.7
Age (years)
 < 18 14 4.5
 18–34 260 83.1
 > 35 39 12.5
Mother’s education
 No formal schooling 97 31.0
 Primary school 46 14.7
 Secondary school 93 29.7
 College or university 77 24.6
Mather’s occupation
 Student 56 17.9
 Daily laborer or unemployed 37 11.8
 Farmer 34 10.9
 Civil servant 57 18.2
 Merchant 27 8.6
 Housewife 102 32.6
Husband’s education
 No formal education 102 32.6
 Primary school 50 16.0
 Secondary school 66 21.1
 College or university 95 30.4
Husband’s occupation
 Student 34 10.9
 Daily laborer or unemployed 28 8.5
 Farmer 96 30.7
 Civil servant 65 20.8
 Merchant 90 28.8
Lived with
 Husband 214 68.4
 Parents 62 19.8
 Alone 37 11.8
Economic status
 Poor 159 51.0
 Medium 107 34.0
 Rich 47 15.0
No children
 0–2 212 68.0
 3–4 76 24.0
 ≥ 5 25 8.0
HIV status
 Negative 298 95.2
 Positive 10 3.2
 Unknown 5 1.6