Table 1

Characteristics of study kebele

Region Kebele EthnicityPredominant religionAccess to health centresTerrain
Amhara Kebele AAmharaOrthodox ChristianModerateHilly
Kebele BAmharaOrthodox ChristianHighHilly
SNNPR Kebele CGamo/
Wolaita
Protestant/
Orthodox Christian
HighPredominantly flat with some hilly parts
Kebele DSilteMuslimModerateFlat
  • SNNPR,┬áSouthern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region.