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Table 1 Percentage distribution of characteristics of respondents in 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Surveys

From: Spatial distribution and determinants of iron supplementation among pregnant women in Ethiopia: a spatial and multilevel analysis

Characteristics Weighted frequency Percentage
Age
 15–19 339 4.5
 20–24 1465 19.3
 25–29 2165 28.5
 30–34 1661 22
 35–39 1206 16
 40–44 546 7
 45–49 207 2.7
Residence
 Rural 6620 87.2
 Urban 969 12.8
Religion
 Orthodox 2882 38
 Protestant 1651 21.8
 Muslim 2824 37.2
 Othersa 232 3
Marital status
 Single 144 2
 Married 7020 92.5
 Widowed 95 1.2
 Divorced 233 3
 Separated 97 1.3
Region
 Somali 269 3.5
 Tigray 537 7.1
 Afar 71 1
 Amhara 1632 21.5
 Oromia 3129 41.2
 Benishangul-Gumuz 81 1.1
 SNNPR 1600 21.1
 Gambelia 21 0.3
 Harari 17.4 0.2
 Addis Ababa 198.3 2.6
 Dire Dawa 33.3 0.4
Wealth index
 Poorest 1651 21.7
 Poorer 1654 21.8
 Middle 1588 21
 Richer 1427 18.8
 Richest 1269 16.7
Community women’s education
 Lower community education 4799 63.2
 Higher community education 2790 36.8
Occupational status
 Not working 4078 53.7
 Working 3511 46.3
perception of the distance to health facility
 A big problem 4406 58
 Not a big problem 3183 42
Parity
 0–4 4624 61
 5–9 2732 36
 10+ 233 3
Family size
 1–4 2331 31
 5–9 4875 64
 10+ 383 5
ANC visit
 0–3 times 5175 68
 4 + times 2414 32
Media exposure
 Not have media exposure 5025 66.2
 Have media exposure 2564 33.8
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