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Table 1 Socio-demographiccharacteristics of the respondents, Chamwino district, Central Tanzania, January, 2014 (N = 428)

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness among recently delivered women in chamwino district, central Tanzania: a cross sectional study

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age years (Median 26.5, Range 16,50)   
<20 41 9.6
20-29 227 53.0
30-39 135 31.5
≥40 25 5.8
Marital status   
Single 70 16.4
Married/Cohabiting 333 77.8
Widow/Separated/Divorced 25 5.8
Educational status   
None 119 27.8
Primary 286 66.8
Secondary or above 23 5.3
Occupation   
Employed/Self-employed 74 17.3
Not employed 354 82.7
Spouse’s education status*   
None 53 15.9
Primary 254 76.3
Secondary or above education 26 7.8
Spouse’s occupation*   
Employed/Self-employed 52 15.6
Not employed/Peasant 281 84.4
Monthly income   
<50,000/= 381 89.0
50,000-100,000/= 40 9.3
>100,000/= 7 1.6
Parity   
1 108 25.2
2-4 208 48.6
≥5 112 26.2
  1. *Could not add up to 428 because some of the respondents did not have spouse at the time of survey