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Table 1 Frequency distribution of postpartum women by their background characteristics in Arba Minch town, 2019(N = 416)

From: Long-acting reversible contraception utilization and associated factors among women in extended postpartum period in southern Ethiopia

Variable Number(n) Percent (%)
Age
  ≤ 24 92 22.2
 25–34 276 66.3
  ≥ 35 48 11.5
Marital status:
 Married 392 94.2
 Other* 24 5.8
Women education
 No formal education 67 16.1
 Primary 122 29.3
 Secondary 110 26.4
 Diploma and above 117 28.2
Partner education(N = 392)
 No formal education 26 6.6
 Primary 77 19.7
 Secondary 133 33.9
 Diploma and above 156 39.8
Ethnicity
 Gamo 229 55.1
 Gofa 37 8.9
 Wolayita 35 8.4
 Amhara 68 16.3
 Oromo 25 6.0
 Others** 22 5.3
Occupation
 Housewife 105 25.2
 Self-employed 110 26.4
 Gov’t employed 103 24.8
 Merchant 54 13.0
 Others** 44 10.6
Religion
 Protestant 193 46.4
 Orthodox 191 45.9
 Others*** 32 7.7
Monthly income
  ≤ 1000 85 20.4
 1001–2000 81 19.5
 2001–3000 99 23.8
  > 3000 151 36.3
  1. Other *: Single, Divorced, Widwoid; Other**: Gurage, Tigre, Konso; Others** = Daily laborer, Unemployed; Others***: Muslim, Catholic