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Table 2 Socio-Demographic characteristic of the interviewees

From: Effectiveness of community based safe motherhood promoters in improving the utilization of obstetric care. The case of Mtwara Rural District in Tanzania

Characteristics Baseline Post intervention
  Number (n = 238) % Number (n = 242) %
Gender     
   Female 138 58% 173 71.5
   Male 100 42% 69 28.5
Age     
   16-19 16 6.7 20 8.3
   20-24 71 29.8 68 28.1
   25-34 89 37.4 95 41.3
   35-49 51 21.4 55 23.9
   50+ 11 4.6 4 1.7
Marital Status     
   Married 159 66.8 152 62.8
   Separated/ 59 24.8 50 20.6
   Divorced 12 5.04 19 7.8
   Never married 8 3.4 18 7.4
Religion     
   Moslems 225 94.5 231 95.4
   Christians 13 5.5 11 4.6
Ethnicity     
   Makonde 219 92.1 220 90.9
   Others (Yao & Makua) 19 7.9 21 9.1
Education     
   Never been to School 93 39.1 100 41.3
Female 69 29 82 33.9
Male 24 10 18 7.4
   Complete Primary Education 85 35.7 92 38
Female 53 22.3 58 24
Male 32 13.4 34 14.04
   Never complete Pr/Education 46 19.3 38 15.7
Female 30 12.6 28 11.8
Male 16 6.7 10 4.1
   Secondary 14 5.9 9 3.7
Female 5 2.1 4 1.7
Male 9 3.9 5 2.06