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Table 2 Individual and house hold level characteristics of respondents in Ethiopia, 2016 (N = 10,439)

From: Geographic variation and associated factors of long-acting contraceptive use among reproductive-age women in Ethiopia: a multi-level and spatial analysis of Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2016 data

Variable Frequency (N) Percent (%)
Age of respondents
 15–24 2797 26.79
 25–34 4682 44.86
 35–49 2960 28.36
Working status of women
 Not working 6993 66.99
 Working 3446 33.01
Marital status
 Never married 387 3.70
 Married 9110 87.27
 Formerly married 942 9.02
Wealth index
 Poorest 1985 19.02
 Poorer 2024 19.39
 Middle 2075 19.87
 Richer 1976 18.93
 Richest 2379 22.79
Educational status
 No education 5982 57.30
 Primary 3150 30.17
 Secondary and above 1307 12.52
Number of living children
 No children 1347 12.90
 Have 1–2 3400 32.57
 Have 3–4 2695 25.81
 Have > 4 2997 28.71
Terminated pregnancy
 No 9432 90.35
 Yes 1007 9.65
Visited HF in the last 12 month
 No 5226 50.06
 Yes 5213 49.94
Fertility preference
 Want another 6106 58.49
 Undecided 588 5.64
 Want no more 3745 35.87
Age at first sex
 ≤ 18 8054 77.15
 > 18 2385 22.85
Age at first birth
 ≤ 20 6772 73.90
 > 20 2392 26.10
Media exposure
 No 7991 76.55
 Yes 2448 23.45
Source of contraceptives
 Government 3225 30.94
 Non-governmental organization 49 0.47
 Private 595 5.71
 Don’t know 6555 62.88
Distance to health facility
 Not a big problem 4924 47.21
 A big problem 5510 52.79
Visited by HEW in the last 12 month
 No 7360 70.50
 Yes 3079 29.50