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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending antenatal care at public and private health facilities in Mekelle, Ethiopia, May 2018 (n = 299)

From: Physical activity and associated factors among pregnant women in Ethiopia: facility-based cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequency, n (%)
Age group (years)
 16–25148 (49.5)
 26–35136 (45.5)
  ≥ 3615 (5.0)
Ethnicity
 Tigray289 (96.7)
 Othersa10 (3.3)
Level of education
 Unable to read and write21 (7.0)
 Non-formal education22 (7.4)
 Primary school (1–8 grades)51 (17.1)
 High school (9–12 grades)122 (40.8)
 College/university and above level83 (27.8)
Residence
 Rural18 (6.0)
 Urban281 (94.0)
Religion
 Orthodox265 (88.6)
 Muslim30 (10.0)
 Othersb4 (1.3)
Marital status
 Married262 (87.6)
 Not married37 (12.4)
Occupational (employment) status
 Government employee41 (13.7)
 Private institution/business38 (13.0
 women who did not work outside the home168 (56.2)
 Student11 (3.7)
 Merchant37 (12.4)
  1. OthersaAmhara, Oromo and Gurage; Othersb Adventist, Catholic and Protestant