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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristic of married men in Dangila town administration, Northwest Ethiopia, June – July 2014

From: Educational status as determinant of men’s knowledge about vasectomy in Dangila town administration, Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia

Socio demographic characteristic Number (%)
Age (in years)
• 21–30 167 (19.2)
• 31–40 325 (37.3)
• 41–50 233 (26.7)
• >50 147 (16.8)
Ethnicity
• Amhara 496 (56.9)
• Awi 361 (41.4)
• Othersa 15 (1.7)
Religion
• Orthodox 796 (91.3)
• Muslim 56 (6.4)
• Protestant 20 (2.3)
Educational status
• Can’t read and write 108 (12.4)
• Read and write 112 (12.8)
• Primary 69 (7.9)
• Secondary 145 (16.6)
• Above secondary 438 (50.2)
Number of live children
• No child 79 (9.1)
• One to three 546 (62.6)
• Four or more children 247 (28.3)
Occupation
• Farmer 198 (22.7)
• Merchant 154 (17.7)
• Gov’t employee 424 (48.6)
• Otherb 96 (11.0)
Residence
• Rural 198 (22.7)
• Urban 674 (77.3)
  1. Othera refers to Oromo and Tigrie, bdaily laborer, unemployed, small business