Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of pregnant women attending public health facilities in Buno Bedele zone, southwest Ethiopia, 2021

VariableCategoryFrequencyPer cent
AgeUnder 2020422.1
20–2432635.4
25–2922824.7
30–34919.89
35–39646.95
40–4470.76
Marital statusCurrently married91399.2
Currently unmarried*70.76
Educational statusNo formal education737.93
Formal education†84792.06
Husband’s educational statusNo formal education252.7
Formal education89597.3
OccupationEmployed21623.4
Housewife70076.1
Student4
Husband’s occupationEmployed35838.9
Merchant697.5
Driver212.3
Soldier121.3
Farmer45749.7
Student3
Place of residenceUrban33736.6
Rural58363.4
Monthly income<1000 ETB37540.7
1000–5000 ETB44648.47
>5000 ETB9910.76
  • *Currently unmarried: single, separated, widowed and divorced.

  • †Formal education: primary and secondary complete.

  • ETB, Ethiopian birr.