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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of antenatal care attending women, SNNPR, 2012

From: Awareness and knowledge on timing of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among antenatal care attending women in Southern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency (%)
Age (completed years)  
   15-24 540 (40.8)
   25-34 705 (53.2)
   35-49 80 (6.0)
   Total 1325 (100.0)
   Median (IQR) 25 (25–75)
Religion  
   Protestant 787 (59.4)
   Muslim 173 (13.1)
   Orthodox 314 (23.7)
   Catholic 37 (2.8)
   Others 14 (1.1)
   Total 1325 (100.0)
Marital status  
   Single 21 (1.6)
   Married 1298 (98.0)
   Divorced 3 (0.2)
   Widowed 3 (0.2)
   Total 1325 (100.0)
Educational status  
   Not able to read and write 437 (33.0)
   Able to read or write or both 67 (5.1)
   Grade 1 – 6 413 (31.2)
   Grade 7 – 12 303 (22.9)
   College and above 105 (7.9)
   Total 1325 (100.0)
Occupation  
   Housewife 732 (55.2)
   Farmer 174 (13.1)
   Pastoralist 6 (0.5)
   Merchant 215 (16.2)
   Government employee 121 (9.1)
   Student 47 (3.5)
   Daily laborer 25 (1.9)
   Others 5 (0.4)
   Total 1325 (100.0)
Average monthly income (n = 1282)  
   ≤ 670 Ethiopian birr 792 (61.8)
   >670 Ethiopian birr 490 (38.2)
   Total 1282 (100.0)