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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristic of women attending ANC in Adama Hospital Medical College 2014 N = 417

From: Folic acid usage and associated factors in the prevention of neural tube defects among pregnant women in Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Variables   Frequency Percent
Age <25 years 189 45.3
25–34 years 206 49.4
= > 35 years 22 5.3
Marital status Not married 20 4.8
Married 337 95.2
Educational status Illiterate 38 9.1
Primary education 156 37.4
Secondary education 146 35.0
College diploma and degrees 77 18.5
Monthly income <2500 ETB 239 57.3
>2500 ETB 178 42.7
Occupation Housewife 242 58
Working women 175 42
Paternal educational status Illiterate 26 6.2
Primary education 110 26.4
Secondary education 151 36.2
College diploma, degree 130 31.2