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Research Article

Modern Contraceptive Use and Influencing Factors in Amhara Regional State: Further Analysis of Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey Data 2016

Table 1

Sociodemographic and other characteristics of married reproductive-age women in the Amhara region, EDHS 2016.

VariablesWeighted frequency (%)

Educational status
 No education1.526 (69.1)
 Primary452 (20.5)
 Secondary+229 (10.4)

Occupational status
 Not working863 (39.1)
 Working1.344 (60.9)

Wealth index
 Poor780 (35.3)
 Middle530 (24.0)
 Rich897 (40.7)

Family size
 ≤4901 (40.8)
 5–81.198 (54.3)
 ≥9108 (4.9)

Age at first marriage
 ≤181.801 (81.6)
 19–24335 (15.2)
 ≥2571 (3.2)

Partner education
 No education1.389 (62.9)
 Primary508 (23.0)
 Secondary+276 (12.5)
 Do not know34 (1.6)

Partner occupation
 Have no work42 (1.9)
 Have work2.157 (97.8)
 Do not know8 (0.3)

Future fertility preference
 Want more soon422 (19.1)
 Want later742 (33.6)
 Want but time not decided62 (2.8)
 Undecided116 (5.3)
 Want no816 (37.0)
 Declared infecund49 (2.2)

Number of children ever born
 0229 (10.4)
 1–2630 (28.5)
 3–4567 (25.7)
 ≥5781 (35.4)

Number of living children
233 (10.6)
712 (32.2)
631 (28.6)
631 (28.6)

Ideal number of children
415 (18.8)
1.477 (66.9)
315 (14.3)

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