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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of sexual active rural women in Ethiopia

From: Predictors of modern contraceptive usage among sexually active rural women in Ethiopia: A multi-level analysis

Variables Categories Frequency Percentage
Contraceptive use No 7474 79.1
Yes 1976 20.9
Ever had a terminated pregnancy No 8738 92.5
Yes 712 7.5
Women occupation Housewife 6693 70.8
Government employed /farmer/private business 2757 29.2
Religion Orthodox 3203 33.9
Muslim 4087 43.2
Others 2160 22.9
Age of women 10-19 2160 22.9
20-29 3166 33.5
30-39 2555 27.0
40-49 1569 16.6
Education level of women No education 5535 58.6
Primary 3067 32.5
Secondary and plus 848 9.0
Marital status Never married 2106 22.3
Married 6378 67.5
Others 966 10.2
Number of living child None 2729 28.9
1-4 4051 42.9
5 and plus 2670 28.3
Husband occupation No 3798 40.2
Yes 5652 59.8
Age of at first birth < 17 year 2926 31.0
> 17 year 6524 69.0
Wealth index Poor 5200 55.0
Middle 1798 19.0
Riche 2452 25.9
Education of husband No education 6612 70.0
Primary 2119 22.4
Secondary and plus 719 7.6
Births in last three years No birth 5480 58.0
One birth 3381 35.8
Two and plus 589 6.2
Access to mass media No 7975 84.4
Yes 1475 15.6
Tigray 1195 12.6
Afar 816 8.6
Region Amhara 1381 14.6
Oromia 1498 15.9
Somali 914 9.7
Benishangul-Gumuz 902 9.5
SNNPR 1495 15.8
Gambela 643 6.8
Harari 339 3.6
Dire dawa 267 2.8