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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: An exploratory study of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke among women in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

N = 353 Mean SD
Variable
Maternal age (years), mean, ± SDa 29.4 ± 6.9
Education (years), mean, ± SD 5.7 ± 3.8
  n (%)
Education
 None, number (%) 46 (13.0)
 1 to 5 years, number (%) 136 (38.5)
 6 to 10 years, number (%) 136 (38.5)
 11 or more years, number (%) 35 (9.9)
Marital status
 Married 334 (94.9)
 Other 18 (5.1)
Currently pregnant 31 (8.8)
Ethnicity (tribal association)
 Sidama 251 (71.5)
 Amhara 58 (16.5)
 Gurage 20 (5.7)
 Oromo 14 (4.0)
 Other 8 (2.3)
Religious affiliation (% yes) 351 (100)
Religious affiliation, specified
 Protestant 278 (79.2)
 Orthodox Christian 61 (17.4)
 Muslim 10 (2.8)
 Catholic 2 (0.6)
Municipality
 Rural 179 (50.7)
 Semi-urban/town 174 (49.3)
Multidimensional Poverty Index (% MPI poorb) 48 (13.6)
Individual MPI Indicators:c
 No one in household ≥5 years schooling 38 (11.3)
 School-age child not enrolled in years 1–8 31 (8.8)
 Household has experienced child (<5 years) death 107 (30.3)
 No electricity 71 (20.1)
 No access to clean drinking water or > 30 minute walk 85 (24.1)
 No toilet or improved latrine or toilet is shared 64 (18.1)
 Dirt, sand or dung flooring 150 (42.5)
 Cooks with biomass fuel (wood, charcoal or dung) 352 (99.7)
 Household does not own more than one of following: Radio, TV, telephone, bike, or motorbike, and do not own a car or tractor 244 (69.1)
  1. aSix participants gave “Don’t know” response but indicated they were less than 55 years of age
  2. bPercent of sample defined as “multidimensionally poor” (i.e. Household is deprived in some combination of indicators whose weighted sum exceeds 30% of all deprivations) (Alkire & Santos, 2010, p. 2)
  3. cNumber and percent (%) deprived within each individual indicator