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Table 1 Socio-demographic factors among pregnant women at South Gondar Zone Towns, Northwest Ethiopia, 2020

From: Depression remains a neglected public health problem among pregnant women in Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (n = 548) Percent (%)
Age group
  ≤ 19 30 5.47
 20–24 123 22.45
 25–29 234 42.70
 30–34 91 16.61
  > 35 70 12.77
Religion
 Orthodox 499 91.06
 Muslim 36 6.57
 Protestant 13 2.37
Ethnicity
 Amhara 534 97.45
 Tigre 14 2.55
Education
 No education 86 15.69
 Primary 148 27.01
 Secondary and above 314 57.30
Occupation
 Housewife 284 51.82
 Employee 126 22.99
 Merchant 106 19.34
 *Others 32 5.84
Marital status
 Single 97 17.70
 Married 451 82.30
Lack of food or Hunger
 No 495 90.33
 Yes 53 9.67
Debit
 No 491 89.60
 Yes 57 10.40
Income of family
 Above the poverty line 441 80.47
 Below poverty line 107 19.53
  1. *Others = daily laborer, students