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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women who gave birth in the last 12 months, in the context of attending PWC, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: Effect of attending pregnant women’s conference on institutional delivery, Northwest Ethiopia: comparative cross-sectional study

Variable Variable categories PWC non-attendants (n = 436) PWC attendants (n = 435)
n (%) n (%)
Age of women (years) 19–24 62 (14.2) 41 (9.4)
25–34 252 (75.8) 265 (60.9)
> = 35 122 (28) 129 (29.7)
Educational status Unable to read and write 379 (86.9) 401 (92.2)
Can read and write 0 (0.0) 2 (0.5)
Grade 1-8 51 (11.7) 32 (7.4)
Secondary and above 6 (1.4) 0 (0.0)
Occupation Housewife 417 (95.6) 430 (98.9)
Farmer 11 (2.5) 5 (1.1)
Governmental employee 8 (1.8) 0 (0.0)
Marital status Divorce 9 (2.1) 5 (1.1)
Widowed 2 (0.5) 1 (0.2)
Married 425 (97.5) 429 (98.6)
Family size < 4 113 (25.9) 125 (28.7)
> = 5 323 (74.1) 310 (71.3)
Husbands’ education Unable to read and write 271 (67.8) 263 (61.3)
Can read and write 102 (24.0) 118 (27.5)
Grade 1-8 35 (8.24) 40 (9.3)
Secondary and above 17 (4) 8 (1.9)
Husbands’ Occupation Farmer 407 (95.8) 419 (95.6)
Governmental employee 18 (4.24) 10 (2.3)