Table 1: Background characteristics of respondents, Ethiopia 2011.

CharacteristicsCategoryNumberPercentage

GenderFemale16,51553.9
Male14,11046.1

ResidenceUrban9,54531.2
Rural21,08068.8

Age15–2412,01940.9
25–349,24131.5
35–446,06120.6
45–492,0627.0

Current marital statusNever in union10,06632.9
Married17,01755.6
Living with partner1,1173.7
Widowed6792.2
Divorced1,220 4.0
No longer living together/separated5261.7

RegionAccessible regions 15,09249.3
Hard to reach regions 8,38827.4
City administrations and Harari region 7,14523.3

EducationNo education12,72741.6
Primary12,52940.9
Secondary3,0219.9
More than secondary2,3487.7

Wealth quintileLowest6,55821.4
Second 4,51114.7
Middle4,42214.4
Fourth4,90916.0
Highest10,22533.4

OccupationNot working9,18330.3
Professional/technical/managerial1,1994.0
Clerical/sales/services5,51718.2
Agricultural employee11,60838.3
Skilled manual2,4318.0
Unskilled manual4041.3

Exposures to mass mediaAccesses either newspaper, TV, or radio less than or at least once a week22,45573.6
Access none of the three media8,06526.4

Heard of community conversation programNo17,95958.7
Yes12,65241.3

Last time attended community conversation meetingNever attended2,97723.6
Within last 3 months3,59828.5
4–11 months ago1,47811.7
One year or more ago1,65713.1