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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the Women and Male partners in Wolaita zone Sodo town, 2017

From: Male involvement in birth preparedness and complication readiness for emergency referral at Sodo town of Wolaita zone, South Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables (n = 233)Categoryn (%)
Women age (Years)<  2564 (27.1)
≥25169 (72.5)
Male partners Age (Years)< 3063 (27)
≥ 30170 (73)
Women Educational LevelNo Formal Education50 (21.5)
Primary (1–8)78 (33.5)
Secondary (9–12)53 (22.7)
Tertiary (above 12)52 (22.3)
Male partners Educational LevelNo Formal Education19 (8.2)
Primary (1–8)85 (36.5)
Secondary (9–12)50 (21.5)
Tertiary (above 12)79 (33.9)
Women OccupationGov.Org.Employed45 (19.3)
NGO or Private Org. Employed3 (1.3)
Merchant49 (21)
Daily Laborer7 (3)
Housewife111 (47.5)
Other18 (7.7)
Male partners OccupationGov.Org.Employed66 (28.3)
NGO or Private Org. Employed14 (6)
Merchant63 (27)
Daily Laborer38 (16.3)
Farmer51 (21.9)
Other1 (0.4)