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Table 2 Reproductive characteristics of respondents by Food Security Status category; Soddo Zuria Woreda, South Ethiopia, March 2014

From: Differentials of modern contraceptive methods use by food security status among married women of reproductive age in Wolaita Zone, South Ethiopia

Characteristics Food secured n(%) Food insecured n(%) Total n (%)
Age at marriage (n = 645) 256 389 645
 <18 26(10.2) 74(19.0) 100(15.5)
 ≥18 230(89.8) 315(81.0) 545(84.5)
 230(89.8)    
Mean 20.88 ± 3.3 19.73 ± 2.9 20.19 ± 3.1
Age at delivery (n = 604) 244 360 604
 <18 7(2.9) 25(6.9) 32(5.3)
 ≥18 237(97.1) 335(93.1) 257(94.7)
Mean 22.46 ± 3.3 21.23 ± 2.9 21.73 ± 3.1
Unintended Pregnancy (n = 624) 250 374 624
 Yes 39(15.6) 70(18.7) 109(17.5)
 No 211(84.4) 304(81.8) 515(82.5)
ANC follow up (n = 624) 250 374 624
 Yes 181(72.4) 212(56.7) 393(63.0)
 No 69(27.6) 162(43.3) 231(37.0)
Place of delivery (n = 620) 250 370 620
 Home 164(65.6) 294(79.5) 458(73.9)
 Institutional 86(34.4) 76(20.5) 162(26.1)
Child death (n = 626) 250 376 626
 Yes 31(12.4) 63(16.8) 94(15.0)
 No 219(87.6) 313(83.2) 532(85.0)