Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Dietary Diversity and Associated Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Shashemane, Oromia, Central Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of pregnant mothers attending ANC clinics in Shashemane, Oromia, Central Ethiopia, in 2017 ().

VariableCategoryFrequency (%)

Age<25243 (77.1)
25–3464 (20.3)
35–448 (2.5)

Educational status of womenNo formal education23 (7.3)
Primary education192 (61)
Secondary education52 (16.5)
College and above48 (15.2)

ReligionProtestant225 (71.4)
Orthodox42 (13.3)
Muslim37 (11.7)
Others11 (3.5)

Occupation of womenEmployee72 (22.9)
Housewife129 (41.0)
Merchant92 (29.2)
Others22 (7.0)

Husbands’ educationNo formal education16 (5.1)
Primary education169 (53.7)
Secondary education72 (22.9)
College and above58 (18.4)

Household income<2000252 (80.7)
2000–350037 (11.7)
>350026 (8.3)

Livestock ownershipYes148 (47)
No167 (53)

Land ownershipYes245 (77.8)
No105 (22.2)

Household size1–3257 (81.6)
3–645 (14.3)
>614 (4.1)

Morbidity in previous 2 weeksYes138 (43.8)
No177 (56.2)

Husbands’ supportYes105 (33.3)
No210 (66.7)

Market exchange participationYes272 (86.3)
No43 (13.7)

showed catholic, paganism. showed daily laborer, coffee-tea seller.

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