International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Prevalence of Traditional Malpractice during Pregnancy, Child Birth, and Postnatal Period among Women of Childbearing Age in Meshenti Town, 2016

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents among women of childbearing age in Meshenti town, Bahir Dar Zuria woreda, Amhara region, June 2016.

CharacteristicsCategoryFrequencyPercent (%)

Age15–19154.7
20–248928.0
25–2910031.4
30–345015.7
35–393410.7
40–44144.4
45–49165.0
Total318100.0

ReligionOrthodox25279.2
Muslim6420.1
Protestant2.6
Total318100.0

EthnicityAmhara31498.7
Oromo2.6
Tigre2.6
Total318100.0

Educational statusHave no formal education17244.1
G 1–87022.0
G 9–125316.7
12+237.2
Total318100.0

Marital statusMarried26081.8
Single185.7
Divorced247.5
Widowed165.0
Total318100.0

Occupational statusHousewife21166.4
Employee257.9
Merchant4514.2
Student61.9
Other319.7
Total318100.0

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