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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents in Silte zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2019, (n = 417)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of undernutrition among pregnant women visiting ANC clinics in Silte zone, Southern Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Age of the women in years 15–20 70 16.8
21–25 117 28.1
26–30 163 39.1
31–35 52 12.5
› = 36 15 3.6
Total 417 100
Religion Orthodox 10 2.4
Muslim 405 97.1
Others 2 0.5
Total 417 100
Marital status Single 23 5.5
Married 393 94.2
Divorced 1 .2
Total 417 100
Women’s education status Illiterate 198 47.5
None formal education 92 22.1
Primary level (1–8 grade) 100 24.0
Secondary level and above 27 6.5
Total 417 100
Women’s occupational status Unemployed 350 83.9
Employed 67 16.1
Total 417 100
Husband’s employment unemployed 288 73.3
Government employee 80 20.4
Private employee 25 6.4
Total 393 100
Residency Urban 97 23.3
Rural 320 76.7
Total 417 100