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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents among women who give birth within one year in rural Gozamen district, Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia,2019 (n = 600)

From: Antenatal care follow-up decreases the likelihood of cultural malpractice during childbirth and postpartum among women who gave birth in the last one-year in Gozamen district, Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percent
Maternal age
  ≤19 year 4 0.7
  20-35 year 496 82.7
  ≥36 year 100 16.6
Religion
  Orthodox 571 95.1
  Muslim 25 4.2
  Protestant 4 0.7
Ethnicity
  Oromo 6 1.0
  Amhara 587 97.8
  Other 7 1.2
Mother’s occupation
  housewife 527 87.8
  Gov’t employer 28 4.7
  Merchant 42 7.0
  Student 3 0.5
Marital Status
  Married 581 96.8
  Single 4 0.7
  Divorced 15 2.5
Mother’s educational status
  Unable to read and write 335 55.8
  Primary school 149 24.8
  Secondary school 80 13.4
  College and above 36 6.0
Husband’s occupation
  Farmer 413 71.1
  Government employer 51 8.8
  Merchant 83 14.3
  Student 2 0.3
  Daily laborer 32 5.5
Husband’s educational status
  Unable to read and write 328 56.5
  Primary school 127 21.8
  Secondary school 76 13.1
  College and above 50 8.6