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Table 1 Socio-demographic and reproductive health-related factors among reproductive age women in Ethiopia, EDHS 2016

From: Time to first birth and its predictors among reproductive-age women in Ethiopia: inverse Weibull gamma shared frailty model

Variables Categories Weighted frequency Weighted percentage (%)
Age distribution (N = 156,356) < 20 years 3380 21.62
20–29 years 5716 36.56
> 30 years 6539 41.82
Residence Urban 3447 22.12
Rural 12,175 77.88
Regions Most urban 1042 6.74
Northern 4827 30.87
Oromia 5682 36.34
SNNp 3282 21.00
Eastern-pasto 585 3.74
Western-Pasto 204 1.30
Age at first intercourse (n = 15,635) < 15 years 3027 19.36
15–17 years 5062 32.38
> 18 years 7546 48.26
Age at first marriage (n = 11,600) < 15 years 3044 26.24
15–17 years 4256 36.69
> 18 years 4300 37.07
Spousal age difference < 5 years 3326 32.63
> 5 years 6867 67.37
Contraceptive Ever not use 8895 56.95
(n = 15,635) religion Ever use 6727 43.05
orthodox 6,762 43.25
Muslim 4,881 31.22
protestant 3,662 23.42
Othersa 330 2.11
  1. aOthers = catholic, traditional and other