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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of reproductive age women reported STIs or STIs symptoms, EDHS 2016

From: Sexually transmitted infections related care-seeking behavior and associated factors among reproductive age women in Ethiopia: further analysis of the 2016 demographic and health survey

Characteristics Percentage of care-seeking behavior Weighted frequency (%)
Age of women (years)
15–19 30.3 21 (4.4)
20–24 26.1 76 (16.0)
25–29 46.1 105 (22.2)
30–34 35.9 74 (15.7)
35–39 23.9 86 (18.2)
40–44 31.5 81 (17.1)
45–49 33.9 31(6.5)
Residence
Urban 53.2 126 (26.5)
Rural 26.1 384 (73.4)
Marital status
Never married 47.4 26 (5.4)
Married 30.0 387 (81.8)
Formerly married 48.5 61 (12.8)
Administrative region
Tigray 34.1 39 (8.2)
Afar 17.0 3 (0.6)
Amhara 30.6 147 (31.0)
Oromia 29.7 163(34.5)
Somali 48.8 17 (3.6)
Benishangul Gumuz 46.2 2 (0.4)
SNNPR 33.9 73 (15.5)
Gambela 36.4 1.4 (0.3)
Harari 19.8 0.54(0.1)
Addis Ababa 60.0 25(5.3)
Dire dawa 34.1 2.5(0.5)
Educational status of the women
No education 24.0 235 (49.6)
Primary 39.2 150 (31.7)
Secondary 55.2 35 (7.4)
Higher 42.7 54 (11.3)
Religion
Orthodox 34.0 241 (50.9)
Muslim 33.3 154.6 (32.6)
Protestant 33.6 66.6 (14.1)
Other 17.4 11.5 (2.43)
Women occupation
Not working 25.6 190 (40.1)
Professional 48.1 146 (30.8)
Agriculture 26.5 126 (26.6)
Unskilled 50.4 6 (1.3)
Don't know 41.4 6 (1.3)
Husband Occupation
Not working 12.0 45.7 (11.8)
Professional 54.4 102.3 (26.4)
Agriculture 17.5 211.3 (54.5)
Unskilled 43.9 11.1 (2.9)
Don't know 76.5 17 (4.4)
Husband education
No education 22.6 169 (43.7)
Primary 21.8 132 (34.2)
Secondary 47.5 37 (9.5)
Higher 61.3 43 (11.2)
Don’t know 89.6 5 (1.4)
Wealth index
Poorest 13.5 77.8 (16.4)
Poorer 21.6 83 (17.5)
Middle 20.5 73.5(15.5)
Richer 40.4 83 (17.5)
Richest 51.5 157 (33.1)