Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of pregnant women (n=357) attending antenatal care at Dubti Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia, 2016.

VariablesFrequency (n)Percent ()

Maternal age (in year)
<203910.9
20-2411030.8
25-2912835.9
30-344713.2
>34339.2
Residence
Urban30284.6
Rural5515.4
Educational status
No formal education5242.6
Formal education20557.4
Current marital status
Unmarried123.4
Married34596.6
Religion
Muslim24568.6
Christian11231.4
Ethnicity
Afar17248.2
Tigre6618.4
Amhara10328.9
Other164.5
Occupation
Housewife23866.6
Employed (salary paid)9225.8
Running personal business277.6
Average family monthly income (ETB)
<=5003910.9
>50031889.1

Single, divorced, and widowed. †Ethiopian orthodox, protestant, and catholic. $ Government and private employee. μ Oromo, Wolaita. ETB: Ethiopian birr.