Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2021 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Does Timing of Antenatal Care Initiation and the Contents of Care Have Effect on Caesarean Delivery in Ethiopia? Findings from Demographic and Health Survey

Table 1

Socioeconomic and sociodemographic characteristics (N = 4757).

VariableFrequencyPercent

Region
Tigray48110.1
Afar360.7
Amhara110223.2
Oromia160533.8
Somali1172.4
Benishangul561.1
SNNPR111123.5
Gambela150.3
Harari130.26
Addis Ababa1924.04
Dire Dawa290.6

Religion
Orthodox202442.5
Muslim156833
Others (protestant, Catholic, and traditional)116524.5

Educational status of the mother
No education256954
Primary157433.1
Secondary and above61412.9

Residence
Urban87018.29
Rural388781.71

Marital status
Married/in union447093.7
Others2876.3

Birth order
First111923.5
Second to fourth208343.8
Five or more155532.7

Maternal age
≤1974915.8
20–34341871.8
≥3559012.4

Mothers’ current working status
Unemployed150731.7
Employed325068.3

Wealth index
Poorest79116.6
Poorer93519.7
Middle99320.8
Richer96620.4
Richest107222.5

Educational level of the husband
No education181038
Primary181338.2
Secondary and above84617.8

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