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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics by place of residence among women in Kersa district, eastern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Predisposing, enabling and need factors associated with skilled delivery care utilization among reproductive-aged women in Kersa district, eastern Ethiopia

VariablesRuralUrbanTotal
N (%)N (%)N (%)
Age (n = 1294)
 15–24353 (31.5)58 (33.1)411 (31.8)
 25–34558 (49.9)94 (53.7)652 (50.4)
 35–49208 (18.6)23 (13.1)231 (17.9)
Marital status (n = 1294)
 Married1105 (98.7)172 (98.3)1277 (98.7)
 Divorced4 (0.4)1 (0.6)5 (0.4)
 Never married1 (0.1)2 (1.1)3 (0.2)
 Separated2 (0.2)0 (0.0)2 (0.2)
 Widowed7 (0.6)0 (0.0)7 (0.5)
Wealth index (n = 1294)
 Highest208 (18.6)50 (28.6)258 (19.9)
 Fourth204 (18.2)57 (32.6)261 (20.2)
 Middle228 (20.4)32 (18.3)260 (20.1)
 Second243 (21.7)15 (8.6)258 (19.9)
 Lowest236 (21.1)21 (12.0)257 (19.9)
Ethnicity (n = 1294)
 Oromo1118 (99.9)156 (89.1)1274 (98.5)
 Amhara and Arab1 (0.1)19 (10.9)20 (1.5)
Religion (n = 1294)
 Muslim1115 (99.6)138 (78.9)1253 (96.8)
 Protestant and Orthodox4 (0.4)37 (21.1)41 (3.2)
Occupational status (n = 1294)
 Housewife1099 (98.2)141 (80.6)1240 (95.8)
 Government employee1 (0.1)23 (13.1)24 (1.9)
 Merchant8 (0.7)11 (6.3)19 (1.5)
 Farmer11 (1.0)0 (0.0)11 (0.9)
Educational status (n = 1294)
 Never attended889 (79.4)52 (29.7)941 (72.7)
 Elementary205 (18.3)62 (35.4)267 (20.6)
 Secondary23 (2.1)38 (21.7)61 (4.7)
 Tertiary2 (0.2)23 (13.1)25 (1.9)
Partner’s education (n = 1279)
 Never attended620 (55.4)25 (14.3)645 (49.8)
 Elementary394 (35.2)44 (25.1)438 (33.8)
 Secondary88 (7.9)45 (25.7)133 (10.3)
 Tertiary5 (0.4)58 (33.1)63 (4.9)
Partner’s occupation (n = 1279)
 Farmer1090 (97.4)66 (37.7)1156 (89.3)
 Government employee6 (0.5)59 (33.7)65 (5.0)
 Merchant7 (0.6)22 (12.6)29 (2.2)
 Daily labourer4 (0.4)25 (14.3)29 (2.2)
Educated family member (n = 1294)
 Never attended672 (60.1)48 (27.4)720 (55.6)
 Elementary366 (32.7)70 (40.0)436 (33.7)
 Secondary75 (6.7)35 (20.0)110 (8.5)
 Tertiary6 (0.5)22 (12.6)28 (2.2)