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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of participants

From: Patterns and predictive factors of unhealthy practice among mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal and newborn care in Southern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Age (in years)
 15–24 6 2.1
 25–34 167 57.6
 ≥ 35 117 40.3
Marital status
 Married 211 72.8
 Separate/single 79 27.2
Religion
 Christian 245 84.5
 Muslim 45 15.5
Educational status
 Literate 63 21.7
 Illiterate 227 78.3
Occupation
 Farm produce 153 52.8
 Business/self employed 84 29.0
 Employed/salaried 53 18.3
Residence
 Urban 78 26.9
 Rural 212 73.1
Monthly income
 < 500ETB 129 44.5
 501–999ETB 119 41.0
  ≥ 1000ETB 42 14.5
Number of live birth
 1–4 144 49.7
 ≥ 5 146 50.3
  1. Key ETB = Ethiopian birr (1US$ = 27ETB)