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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of pregnant mothers in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, 2018 (N = 460)

From: Does short inter-pregnancy interval predicts the risk of preterm birth in Northern Ethiopia?

Categories Frequency Percentage
Age in completed years
 15–24 75 16.3
 25–34 260 56.5
 35–48 125 27.2
Marital status
 Married 450 97.8
 Unmarried 4 0.9
 Divorced/widowed 6 1.3
Educational level
 None 164 35.7
 Primary 82 17.8
 Secondary 135 29.3
 College and above 79 17.2
Occupation
 House wife 205 44.6
 Farmer 125 27.2
 Employed 130 28.3
Residence
 Rural 187 40.7
 Urban 273 59.3