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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the women in south Ethiopia, 2018

From: Incidence and determinants of neonatal near miss in south Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Variables Number (%)
Place of residence
Rural 1309 (48.4)
Urban 1395 (51.6)
Age
 < =20 384 (14.2)
21–35 2252 (83.3)
 > 35 68 (2.5)
Marital status
Married 2682 (99.2)
Single 16 (0.6)
Divorced / Widowed 6 (0.2)
Religion
Protestant 1654 (61.2)
Ethiopian Orthodox 566 (20.9)
Muslim 345 (12.8)
Catholic 105 (3.9)
Others* 34 (1.3)
Maternal education
Cannot read and write 117 (4.3)
Able to read and write but no schooling 140 (5.2)
Primary school 959 (35.5)
Secondary school 1364 (50.4)
College and above 124 (4.6)
Maternal Occupation
Housewife 1909 (70.6)
Student 164 (6.1)
Merchant 181 (6.7)
Government employee 124 (4.6)
Daily labourer 307 (11.4)
Other** 19 (0.7)
Paternal education
Cannot read and write 33 (1.2)
Able to read and write but no schooling 154 (5.7)
Primary school 882 (32.6)
Secondary school 1396 (51.6)
College and above 239 (8.8)
Paternal occupation
Student 67 (2.5)
Merchant 649 (24)
Government Employee 241 (8.9)
Farmer 483 (17.9)
Daily labourer 1018 (37.7)
Other*** 244 (9.0)
Monthly income
< =79 USD 612 (22.6)
80–121 USD 824 (30.5)
122–155 USD 621 (23)
 > 155USD 647 (23.9)
  1. * Adventist, Hawariyat ** farmer, private business *** Driver, Tailor, Church leader, Guard, Private business