Advances in Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Determinants of Food Taboos in the Pregnant Women of the Awabel District, East Gojjam Zone, Amhara Regional State in Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of ANC follow-up women in Awabel district, Northwest Ethiopia, April 15-May 17, 2016 (n=307).

VariablesFrequencyPercentage

Age group15-19 years4916.3
20-24 years13444.7
25-29 years9331.0
≥30 years248.0

ReligionOrthodox26187.0
Muslim3913.0

EthinicityAmhara27391.0
Oromo279.0

Educationl StatusCannot read and write14147.0
Can read and write6822.7
Primary school155.0
secondary school3311.0
College diploma and above4314.3

Occupation motherFarmer17056.7
Government employee4615.3
Merchant5518.3
Housewife299.7

Marital statusMarried28996.3
Unmarried113.7

Number of deliverPrimi16153.7
Two times8026.7
Three times4013.3
=/> 4 times196.3

Income<650birr14046.7
651-1000birr6421.3
1001-1500birr4414.7
≥1500birr5217.3

Educational status of husbandCannot read &write14749.0
Can read and write8729.0
Complete primary and secondary school268.6
College diploma & above4013.4

Previous ANC attendanceYes22474.7
No7625.3

Residence Rural23979.7
Urban6120.3

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