Variables

%

Frequency

Age    
15-24 141 33.8
25-34 228 54.7
35 and above 48 11.5
Family size
2-Jan 99 23.7
4-Mar 150 36
5 and above 168 40.3
Religion
Orthodox 101 24.2
Musilim 52 12.5
Protestant 214 51.3
Catholic 39 9.4
Appopolistic 11 2.6
Ethnicity
Hadiya 220 52.8
Guragie 52 12.5
Cambata 85 20.4
Silite 33 7.9
Amhara 26 6.2
Oromo 1 0.2
Marital status
Married 410 98.3
Unmarried 3 0.7
Divorced 2 0.5
Widowed 2 0.5
Husband’s education
Can’t read and write 5 1.2
Read and write 26 6.3
Primary (grades 1-8) 96 23.3
Secondary(grades 9-12) 128 31.1
Higher (above grade 12) 157 38.1
Women occupation
Housewife 185 44.4
Government employed 77 18.5
Vender 70 16.8
Private employed 34 8.2
Student 27 6.5
Other* 24 5.8
Table 2: Socio-Demographic and Economic Characteristics of Pregnant Women in Hossana Town, South Ethiopia, March 2014.
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