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Table 1 Frequency distribution of Socio-demographic factors among pregnant women at Debre Tabor and Woreta towns, Northwest Ethiopia, 2020

From: The effect of antenatal depression on birth weight among newborns in South Gondar zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a population-based prospective cohort study

Characteristics Low birth weight Total, n (%) X2 P-value
Yes, n (%) No, n (%)
Age group     1.4879 0.829
  ≤ 19 7 (2.70) 27 (4.00) 34 (3.64)   
 20–24 69 (26.64) 167 (24.78) 236 (25.29)   
 25–29 113 (43.63) 288 (42.73) 401 (42.98)   
 30–34 49 (18.92) 129 (19.14) 178 (19.08)   
  > 35 21 (8.11) 63 (9.35) 84 (9.00)   
Religion     2.1354 0.344
 Orthodox 245 (94.59) 619 (91.84) 864 (92.60)   
 Muslim 11 (4.25) 45 (6.68) 56 (6.00)   
 Protestant 3 (1.16) 10 (1.48) 13 (1.39)   
Ethnicity     1.1724 0.279
 Amhara 254 (98.07) 667 (98.96) 921 (98.71)   
 Tigre 5 (1.93) 7 (1.04) 12 (1.29)   
Education     2.5674 0.633
 Unable to read and write 32 (12.36) 85 (12.61) 117 (12.54)   
 Able to read and write 7 (2.70) 16 (2.37) 23 (2.47)   
 Primary 78 (30.12) 170 (25.22) 248 (26.58)   
 High school 66 (25.48) 187 (27.75) 253 (27.12)   
 Diploma and above 76 (29.34) 216 (32.05) 292 (31.30)   
Occupation     2.9230 0.571
 Housewife 133 (51.35) 347 (51.48) 480 (51.45)   
 Employee 71 (27.41) 164 (24.33) 235 (25.19)   
 Merchant 35 (13.52) 112 (16.62) 147 (15.76)   
 Student 8 (3.09) 14 (2.08) 22 (2.36)   
 Daily laborer 12 (4.63) 37 (5.49) 49 (5.25)   
Marital status     2.3080 0.511
 Single 16 (6.18) 31 (4.60) 47 (5.04)   
 Married 232 (89.57) 624 (92.58) 856 (91.75)   
 Widowed 5 (1.93) 9 (1.34) 14 (1.50)   
 Divorced 6 (2.32) 10 (1.48) 16 (1.71)   
Lack of food or Hunger     0.0276 0.868
 Yes 22 (8.49) 55 (8.16) 77 (8.25)   
 No 237 (91.51) 619 (91.84) 856 (91.75)   
Debt     0.4981 0.480
 Yes 29 (11.20) 65 (9.64) 94 (10.08)   
 No 230 (88.80 609 (90.36) 839 (89.92)   
Wealth Index     1.1857 0.553
 Low 84 (32.43) 228 (33.83) 312 (33.44)   
 Middle 82 (31.66) 229 (33.98 311 (33.33)   
 High 93 (35.91) 217 (32.19) 310 (33.23)