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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending Ante Natal Care in Gedeo Zone Health Centers, Southern Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 718)

From: Alcohol use and associated factors among women attending antenatal care in Southern Ethiopia: a facility based cross sectional study

Variables Categories Frequency Percentage
Age in years ≤ 20 42 5.8
21–24 155 21.6
25–29 384 53.5
≥ 30 137 19.1
Marital status Married 557 77.6
Single 161 22.4
Religion Protestant 413 57.5
Orthodox 201 28.0
Muslim 73 10.2
Othersa 31 4.3
Ethnicity Gedeo 412 57.4
Wolaita 93 13.0
Gurage 83 11.6
Oromo 86 12.0
Othersb 44 6.1
Residency Urban 326 45.4
Rural 392 54.6
Occupation Farmers 241 33.6
Employed 166 23.1
Merchant 121 16.9
House wife 68 9.5
Othersc 122 17.0
Educational level Unable to read and write 218 30.4
Able to read and write 171 23.8
Primary school 125 17.4
Secondary school 109 15.2
College and above 95 13.2
Monthly income in ETB ≤ 500 147 20.5
501–999 159 22.1
1000–1999 332 46.2
≥ 2000 80 11.1
  1. aOther religions—catholic and wakifeta
  2. bOther ethnicities—Amhara and Sidama
  3. cOther occupations—daily laborer and students