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Table 2 Socio-demographic and obstetric characteristics of pregnant women in West Gojjam Zone

From: Dietary practices and associated factors among pregnant women in West Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia

VariablesFrequency (n = 694)Percentage (%)
Age (years)
 < 20426.1
 20–2413819.9
 25–2920729.8
 30–3417124.6
 > =3513619.6
 Mean (+SD)28.14(+ 5.97) 
Religion
 Orthodox69099.4
 Muslim40.6
Educational status
 Cannot read and write52074.9
 Can read and write426.1
 Primary education8412.1
 Secondary education486.9
Occupational status
 Housewife35551.2
 Farmer33948.8
Marital status
 Married68799.0
 Single/ divorced71.0
Husband education (n = 687)
 Cannot read and write34450.1
 Can read and write17625.6
 Primary education12017.5
 Secondary and above education476.8
Husband occupation (n = 687)
 Farmer68699.9
 Government employee10.1
Wealth index
 Poorest12618.1
 Poor15121.8
 Medium13920.0
 Rich14220.5
 Richest13619.6
Family Size
 < 535851.6
 > =533648.4
Gravidity
 114220.5
 2–319928.7
 4–521831.4
 > =613519.4
Parity
 015322.0
 1–333147.7
 4–515922.9
 > =6517.4