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Table 2 Characteristics of the study sample and the status of anemia in women of reproductive age (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 Anemia P-value
Yes n (wt%) No n (wt%)
Mother's age    0.02
 15–24 1432 (21.9) 4199 (78.1)  
 25–34 1361 (25.6) 3261 (74.4)  
 35–49 1054 (24.2) 2793 (75.8)  
Mother's marital status     < 0.001*
 Unmarried 746 (17.9) 2916 (82.1)  
 Married 2759 (26.4) 6265 (73.6)  
 Others** 342 (20.8) 1072 (79.2)  
Mother's education     < 0.001*
 None 2207 (27.9) 4260 (72.1)  
 Primary 1111 (21.5) 3629(78.5)  
 Secondary or above 529 (16.2) 2364 (83.8)  
Place of residence     < 0.001*
 Urban 905 (17.1) 3658 (82.9)  
 Rural 2942 (25.5) 6595 (74.5)  
Employment status    0.003*
 Yes 1139 (21.4) 3883 (78.6)  
 No 2708 (24.9) 6370 (75.1)  
House hold wealth index    < 0.001*
 Poor 2027 (29.6) 3460 (70.6)  
 Middle 477 (23.8) 1384 (76.2)  
 Rich 1343 (19.2) 5409 (80.8)  
Body mass index    0.035
 Under weight 1096 (26.2) 2303 (73.8)  
 Normal weight 2404 (23.3) 6680 (76.7)  
 Overweight 347 (21.2) 1270 (78.8)  
Use hormonal contraceptive    < 0.001*
 No 3358 (25.3) 8049 (7.7)  
 Yes 489 (18.8) 2204 (81.2)  
  1. wt.%, weighted percent
  2. *P-value less than 0.005
  3. **Divorced, widowed and no longer living together