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Table 1 Frequency distribution of Socio-demographic and socio-economic factors among pregnant women at Public health institutions in Hawassa City, Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 317)

From: Depression among pregnant women and associated factors in Hawassa city, Ethiopia: an institution-based cross-sectional study

Variable Category Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Age 15–19 108 34.1%
20–30 171 53.9%
> 30 38 12.0%
Marital status Married 274 86.4%
Divorced 34 10.7%
Widowed 9 2.8
Religion Protestant 155 48.9%
Orthodox 99 31.2%
Muslim 43 13.6%
Catholic 20 6.3%
Education No formal education 21 6.6%
Grade 1–8 41 12.9%
Grade 9–10 83 26.2%
Grade 11–12 110 34.7%
College/ university 62 19.6%
Occupational status Government employee 34 10.7%
Private employee 81 25.6%
Housewives 202 63.7%
Monthly income < 57 USD 216 68.1%
57–96 USD 26 8.2%
>  96 USD 75 23.7%