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Table 1 The frequency distribution of married women by their background characteristics in Butajira, 2009 (N = 5746)

From: Determinants of low family planning use and high unmet need in Butajira District, South Central Ethiopia

Variable Number Frequency
Ecology Urban 1462 25.5
  Lowland 2128 37.0
  Highland 2156 37.5
Educational status Never 4153 72.3
  Primary 1310 22.8
  Secondary plus 283 4.9
Household food shortage Yes 1951 34.0
  No 3794 66.0
Had dead child No 3084 57.0
  Yes 2329 43.0
Partner's education Never 2128 38.6
  Primary 2952 51.4
  Secondary plus 576 10.0
Migration status In-migrant 2165 37.7
  Non-migrant 3580 62.3
Household livelihood Farming 4296 74.8
  Trade/service 805 14.0
  Civil service 272 4.7
  Other 373 6.5
Discussion Yes 3820 66.8
  No 1895 33.2
Partner's support Yes 3899 67.9
  No 1844 32.1