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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of married women in the reproductive age in Fagitalekoma Woreda, Awi zone, North Western Ethiopia, March, 2011 [n=682]

From: Domestic violence and its predictors among married women in reproductive age in Fagitalekoma Woreda, Awi zone, Amhara regional state, North Western Ethiopia

Variables   Frequency Percent
Age of women 15-24 130 19.1%
  25-34 307 45.0%
  35-44 198 29.0%
  44+ 47 6.9%
Ethnicity Amhara 446 65.4%
  Agew 236 34.6%
Religion Orthodox 678 99.4%
  Muslim 2 0.3%
  Protestant 2 0.3%
Educational status of women Illiterate 407 59.7%
  Read and write 102 15.0%
  1-6 grades 80 11.7%
  7-12 grade 49 7.2%
  12+ 44 6.5%
Residence Rural 599 87.8%
  Urban 83 12.2%
Occupational status of women House wife 552 80.9%
  Farmer 48 7.0%
  Merchant 14 2.1%
  Government employee 50 7.3%
  Private or NGOs employee 18 2.6%
Income contribution by women (USD) <89.30 44 35.5%
  89.30-332.21 39 31.5%
  >332.21 41 33.1%