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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women utilizing short acting family planning service in health institutions, Axum town, northern Ethiopia, March, 2016 (n = 384)

From: Intention to use long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods and associated factors in health institutions of Aksum Town, North Ethiopia

VariablesFrequencyPercent
Age in years
 18–248722.7
 25–3417645.8
 ≥ 3512131.5
Religion
 Orthodox37096.4
 Muslim143.6
Household size
 1–425967.4
 5–1012532.6
Marital status
 Married35893.2
 Single266.8
Mothers’ education
 No formal education6516.9
 Primary school8121.1
 Secondary school14136.7
 Post secondary9725.3
Mothers’ occupation
 House wife19049.5
 Private business5614.6
 Employed9324.2
 Unemployed4511.7