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Research Article

The Prevalence of Skilled Birth Attendant Utilization and Its Correlates in North West Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents in Ankasha Guagusa Woreda, Awi zone, Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014 ().

Characteristics of respondentsNumbersPercent

Residence
 Rural 28275.60
 Urban9124.40
Religion
 Orthodox36798.39
 Muslim61.61
Ethnicity
 Agew 29077.75
 Amhara8322.25
Woman’s education
 No education23362.47
 Primary 8623.06
 Secondary and above5414.48
Age group
 ≤245314.21
 25–2911530.83
 30–3411029.49
359525.47
Marital status
 In marital union347 93.03
 Not in union266.97
Polygamous
 No 32894.5
 Yes 195.5
Husband’s education
 No education19255.33
 Primary8825.36
 Secondary and above6719.31
Woman’s occupation
 Housewife27874.53
 Others††9525.47
Husband’s occupation
 Farmer26476.08
 Others††8323.92
Household size
413034.85
 5–718649.87
85715.28
Monthly income (Eth. Birr)++
7006116.35
 701–124912433.24
 1250–179912132.44
18006717.96
Source of income
 Women themselves5414.5
 Family and relatives 52 13.9
 Both women and husbands178 47.7
 Husbands 89 23.9

Not in union: single, divorced, and widowed and others: employee (government and private), petty traders, daily laborer, student, and handcrafter.
Monthly income is calculated by converting annual crop yields and other agricultural products they had in that year into monthly cash income using the then market price of each merchandise and ultimately dividing it by 12.