International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Low Birth Weight among Term Newborns in Dilla Town, Southern Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the mothers.

CharacteristicsFrequencyPercent

Age category in (years)
 <20 yrs10822.9
 20-30 yrs14330.3
 31-40 yrs12025.4
 >40 yrs10121.4
Residency
 Urban36978.2
 Rural10321.8
Marital status
 Married22146.8
 Divorced12125.6
 Unmarried13027.6
Level of education
 No formal education11123.5
 Primary education14731.2
 Grade 7-8 education11023.3
 Secondary and above education10422.0
Occupation
 Employ10522.2
 Merchant9921.0
 Farmer10722.7
 Housewife7716.3
 Daily worker8417.8
Monthly income (in birr)
 <1000 ETB10121.4
 1000-2000 ETB14129.9
 2001-4000 ETB11925.2
 >4001ETB11123.5
Ethnicity
 Gedeo28861.0
 Amhara296.1
 Oromo7215.3
 Gurage7315.5
 Others102.1
Religion
 Protestant24451.7
 Orthodox9820.8
 Muslim7515.9
 Others5511.7

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