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Research Article

Early Initiation of Antenatal Care and Factors Associated with Early Antenatal Care Initiation at Health Facilities in Southern Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents by time of ANC booking in Shebedino district in 2015.

VariableDescriptionFrequencyPercentage

Age in years: 15–19 
20–24 
25–29 
30–34 
35–39 
40–45
66 
247 
195 
65 
28 
7
10.8% 
40.6% 
32.0% 
10.7% 
4.6% 
1.1%

Ethnicity: Sidama 
Amahara 
Guragie 
Silte 
Wolaita
548 
23 
18 
5 
14
90.1% 
3.8% 
2.9% 
0.8% 
2.3%

Religion: Orthodox 
Muslim 
Protestant 
Catholic
37 
43 
510 
18
6.0% 
7.0% 
83.8% 
2.9%

Marital status: Single [not married]  
Married and live together 
Cohabitation 
Ever married but separated
7 
594 
5 
2
1.1% 
97.6% 
0.8% 
0.3%

Educational level [completed]: Illiterate [cannot read & write]  
Illiterate [can read and write]  
Primary [1–8]  
Secondary [9–12]  
Diploma and above
155 
23 
333 
63 
34
25.5% 
3.7% 
54.7% 
10.7% 
5.6%

Residence: Urban 
Rural
63 
545
10.36% 
89.64%

Income per month: <400.00 ETB 
400.00-1000.00 ETB 
>1000.00 ETB
275 
235 
98
45.23% 
38.65% 
16.12%

Media access (source of information) 
Television 
Radio 
Village 
None
89 
192 
284 
43
14.63% 
31.57% 
46.70% 
7.07%

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