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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of pregnant women examined for STH in Maytsebri primary hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of soil transmitted helminthes among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Maytsebri primary hospital, North Ethiopia

S. no Variables Frequency Infection of soil transmitted helminthes (n = 229)
1 Age of the respondents
 18–24 years old 243 (54.2%) 127 (55.5%)
 25–34 years old 172 (38.4%) 85 (37.1%)
 35–44 years old 32 (7.1%) 17 (7.4%)
 > 45 1 (0.2%) 0 (0)
2 Residence
 Urban 200 (45%) 94 (41.0%)
 Rural 248 (55%) 135 (59.0%)
3 Educational status of the respondents
 Not attended formal education 247 (55.1%) 128 (55.9%)
 Primary school 119 (26.6%) 67 (29.3%)
 Secondary school 50 (11.2%) 23 (10.0%)
 Diploma and above 32 (6.9%) 11 (4.8%)
4 Occupational status of the respondents
 Farmer 142 (31.7%) 78 (34.0)
 Daily laborer 19 (4.3%) 8 (4.5%)
 Merchant 49 (10.9%) 24 (10.5%)
 House wife 190 (42.4%) 96 (41.9%)
 Government employee 48 (10.7%) 23 (10.1%)
5 Trimester of pregnancy
 First trimester 125 (27.9%) 63 (27.5%)
 Second trimester 141 (31.5%) 72 (31.5%)
 Third trimester 182 (40.6%) 94 (41.0%)
6 Gravida
 Primigravid 145 (32.4%) 76 (33.2%)
 Multigravid 303 (67.6%) 153 (66.8%)