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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in the study of contraceptive utilization at DHDSS, northwest Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence and determinants of contraceptive utilization among married women at Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Number Percent
Residence
 Rural 6444 77.9
 Urban 1827 22.1
Religion
 Orthodox 7983 96.5
 Muslim 288 3.5
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 5258 63.6
 Able to read &write 711 8.6
 Primary education 1186 14.3
 Secondary and above 1115 13.5
Age
 < =20 1159 14.0
 21–30 3254 39.3
 31–40 2663 32.2
 > =40 1195 14. 5
No of living children
 0–2 3054 36.9
 3–5 2929 35.4
 6+ 2288 27.7
Age at first marriage
 < =10 1414 17.1
 11–13 2049 24.8
 14–17 3543 42.8
 18 and above 1265 15.3
Age at 1st birth
 < 18 4132 50.0
 18 and above 4139 50.0
Wealth index
 Low income 1429 17.8
 Middle income 3502 43.7
 Better income 3092 38.5