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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC in Health Facilities of Gondar Town, North west Ethiopia, 2011

From: Determinant factors of pregnant mothers’ knowledge on mother to child transmission of HIV and its prevention in Gondar town, North West Ethiopia

Variables Number Percent
Age [Mean(±SD) = 25.37(±5.25)]   
15-24 178 44.5
25-34 184 46.0
35-49 43 10.8
Residence   
Urban 285 71.2
Rural 115 28.8
Ethnic group   
Amhara 391 97.8
Tigray 8 2.0
Gurage 1 0.2
Religion   
Orthodox Christian 361 90.2
Muslim 35 8.8
Protestant 4 1.0
Education   
No education 194 48.5
Primary Education 38 9.5
Secondary & above 168 42.0
Occupation   
Government employed 64 16.0
Merchant 41 10.2
House wife 236 59.0
Student 37 9.2
Others* 22 5.5
Marital Status   
Never married 19 4.8
Married/living together 361 90.2
Divorced/separated/ widowed 20 5.0
Monthly Expenditure   
 ≤450 birr/month 107 26.8
 451-999 birr/month 192 48.0
 ≥1000 birr/month 101 25.2
  1. * Bartender, daily laborer and Jobless.