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Table 2 Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Respondents (n = 546)

From: Exploring factors influencing pregnant Women’s attitudes, perceived subjective norms and perceived behavior control towards male involvement in maternal services utilization: a baseline findings from a community based interventional study from Rukwa, rural Tanzania

Character Female Percents (%)
Age (years)
 Less than 20 167 30.6
 20 to 25 156 28.6
 26 to 30 105 19.2
 31 to 35 55 10.1
 36 and above 63 11.5
Age at Marriage (years)
 Less than 18 395 72.3
 19 to 24 147 26.9
 25 and above 4 0.7
Ethnic group
 Fipa 322 59.0
 Mambwe 120 22.0
 Others 104 19.0
Marital status
 Cohabit 156 28.6
 Married 390 71.4
Education level
 Non-formal 230 42.1
 Primary School 299 54.8
 Secondary school or Higher 17 3.1
Income per day
 Less than 1 dollar 399 73.1
 More than 1 dollar 147 26.9
Own radio
 Yes 253 46.3
 No 293 53.7
Own mobile phone
 Yes 69 12.6
 No 477 87.4
Covered by Health Insurance
 Yes 177 32.4
 No 369 67.6
Health facility
 Dispensary 452 82.8
 Health centre 94 17.2
Distance to health facility (Km)
 Less than 1 258 47.3
 1 to 5 233 42.7
 More than 5 55 10.1