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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents in Dubti District, Afar, February 2015

From: Pastoralism and antenatal care service utilization in Dubti District, Afar, Ethiopia, 2015: A cross-sectional study

Characteristics Number Percent (%)
Residence (N = 788)
 Peri-urban 182 23.1
 Rural 606 76.9
Age (N = 788)
 16 to 19 67 8.5
 20 to 24 83 10.5
 25 to 29 245 31.1
 30 to 34 177 22.5
 35 to 39 158 20.1
 40 to 44 52 6.6
 45 to 49 6 0.8
 Mean + SD   29.9 ± 6.3
Ethnicity (N = 788)
 Afar 671 85.2
 Amhara 73 9.3
 Others 44 5.6
Religion (N = 788)
 Muslim 757 96.1
 Christian 31 3.9
Education (N = 788)
 Illiterate 448 56.9
 Primary and secondary school 327 41.5
 College/university graduate 13 1.6
Marital status (N = 788)
 Married 670 85
 Unmarried 118 15
Source of information (N = 788)
 Dagu 473 60.0
 Health extension workers 432 54.8
 Radio 266 33.8
 Television 182 23.1
 Others 17 2.2
Monthly income (n = 391)
 ≤1000 Ethiopian Birr 212 54.2
 >1000 Ethiopian Birr 179 45.8
 Mean ± SD   1182.67 ± 772