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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics among child bearing women in Tselemti district, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Short birth interval and associated factors among women of child bearing age in northern Ethiopia, 2016

Variables Frequency (N = 365) Percent (%)
Age
 20–24 85 10.6
 25–29 254 31.6
 30–34 245 30.5
 35–39 164 20.4
 40–50 55 6.8
Ethnicity
 Tigray 707 88
 Amhara 96 12
Residence
 Urban 289 36
 Rural 514 64
Educational status
 Illiterate 525 65.3
 Elementary (1–8) 171 21.3
 Secondary & above 107 13.3
Occupational status
 House wife 100 27.4
 Farmer 202 55.3
 Civil servant 20 5.5
 Business women 28 7.7
 Daily laborer 15 4.1
Husband’s occupation
 Government employee 92 14
 Farmer 310 48
 Merchant 180 28
 Daily laborer 63 10
Husband’s education(N 645)
 No formal education 329 51
 Elementary 175 27
 Secondary & above 141 22