Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of ANC attendees in government health institutions of Arba Minch town, February to April 2015 ().

VariablesNumber%

Age
 15–19329.6
 20–2925677.1
 30 and above4413.3
Marital status
 Single41.2
 Married32597.9
 Divorced30.9
Religion
 Orthodox14744.3
 Protestant17452.4
 Muslim113.3
Educational status
 No formal education6218.7
 Primary8826.5
 Secondary7923.8
 Above secondary10331
Family size
 ≤211835.5
 3-413440.4
 ≥58024.1
Ethnicity
 Gamo21564.8
 Wolayita319.3
 Amhara3510.5
 Gofa185.4
 Others3310

Gurage, Oromo, Tigray, Konso, Burji, Derashe, Ari, Gidicho, Zayise, Oyida, Amaro, and Sidama.