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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women who ever used a contraceptive method within 5 years before the 2016 EDHS (weighted)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of contraceptive discontinuation among reproductive-age women in Ethiopia: using 2016 Nationwide Survey Data

Variables Number Percent
Age
 15–19 3090 28.4
 20–24 1743 16.1
 25–29 2032 18.7
 30–34 1830 16.8
 35–39 1468 13.5
 40–44 483 4.4
 45–49 225 2.1
Marital status
 Married 8101 74.5
 Never married/divorced/widowed/separated 2770 25.5
Religion
 Orthodox 7096 65.3
 Muslim 3238 29.8
 Protestant 393 3.6
 Catholic 144 1.3
Place of residence
 Urban 3071 28.2
 Rural 7800 71.8
Educational level
 No formal education 4664 42.9
 Primary school 3717 34.2
 Secondary school 1613 14.8
 Higher education 877 8.1
Respondents current working status
 Yes 3840 35.3
 No 7031 64.7
Wealth status
 Poorest 3189 29.3
 Poorer 1968 18.1
 Middle 2067 19.0
 Richer 1866 17.2
 Richest 1781 16.4
Region
 Tigray 1032 9.5
 Afar 875 8.0
 Amhara 1037 9.5
 Oromia 1313 12.1
 Somalia 1045 9.6
 Benishangul 739 6.8
 SNNPR 1313 12.1
 Gambela 764 7.1
 Harari 655 6.0
 Dire Dawa 808 7.4
 Addis Ababa 1290 11.9