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Table 1 Description of explanatory variables used in the analysis of anemia among reproductive women in Ethiopia 2016 (n = 14,100)

From: The urban–rural differential in the association between household wealth index and anemia among women in reproductive age in Ethiopia, 2016

Variables Overall number (wt%) Variables Overall number (wt%)
Mother's age Employment status
 15–24 5631 (38.4)  Yes 9078 (66.8)
 25–34 4622 (34.1)  No 5022 (33.2)
 35–49 3847 (27.4) House hold wealth index
Mother's marital status  Poor 5487 (35.3)
 Unmarried 3662 (24.9)  Middle 1861 (19.5)
 Married 9024 (66.0)  Rich 6752 (45.2)
 Others* 1414 (9.1) Body mass index
Mother's education    Under weight 3399 (21.2)
 None 6467 (48.7)  Normal weight 9084 (71.1)
 Primary 4740 (35.2)  Overweight 1617 (7.7)
 Secondary or above 2893 (16.1) Use hormonal contraceptives
Place of residence  No 11,407 (76.8)
 Urban 4563 (21.2)  Yes 2693 (23.2)
 Rural 9537 (78.8)   
  1. wt%, weighted percent
  2. *Divorced, widowed and no longer living together, and Overweight and obese was grouped due to small number of cases