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Table 2 Socio demographic characteristics of mothers in the Hababo Guduru district, west Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence and associated factors of circumcision among daughters of reproductive aged women in the Hababo Guduru District, Western Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Marital status   
 Married 555 91.0
 Single 55 9.0
Age   
 15–29 59 9.7
 30–39 309 50.6
 40–49 242 39.7
Number of daughters   
 One 125 20.5
 Two 214 35.1
 Three 166 27.2
 Four and above 105 17.2
Occupation   
 House wife 529 86.7
 Civil servant 19 3.1
 Merchant 50 8.2
 Student 12 2.0
Educational status   
 Cannot read and write 455 74.6
 Read and write 129 21.1
 Primary and above 26 4.3
Religion   
 Orthodox Christian 256 42.0
 Protestant Christian 249 40.8
 Traditional belief 105 17.2
Residence   
 Rural 455 74.6
Income per month   
 <555 birr 375 61.5
 556–1233 birr 213 34.9
 >1233 birr 22 3.6