Skip to main content

Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC service at Denbiya district health centers, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 382)

From: Antenatal care and mothers’ education improved iron-folic acid adherence at Denbiya district health centers, Northwest Ethiopia: using pills count method

Variables Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Age in years
 18–24 79 20.7
 25–31 165 43.2
 32–42 138 36.1
Marital status
 Married 369 96.6
 Unmarried 13 3.4
Religion
 Orthodox 357 93.5
 Muslim 23 6
 Protestant 2 0.5
Ethnicity
 Amhara 372 97.4
 Tigray 10 2.6
Mother’s education status
 Illiterate 226 59.2
 Primary school 83 21.7
 Secondary school and above 73 19.1
Husband education status
 Illiterate 209 54.7
 Primary school 97 25.4
 Secondary school and above 76 19.9
Occupation
 Housewife 321 84
 Government employee 23 6
 Private employee 11 2.9
 Merchant 27 7.1
Monthly household income in Ethiopia
 Birr (EB)
  < 1000 115 30.1
 1000–2000 114 29.8
 2001–3000 95 24.9
  > 3000 58 15.2