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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of re-visit clients at family planning clinics in public health facilities, Dire Dawa City Administration, 2013 (n = 634)

From: Long-acting family planning method switching among revisit clients of public health facilities in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Socio-demographic characteristics Frequency Percent
Age of the women   
 15–19 62 9.8
 20–24 189 29.8
 25–29 181 28.5
 30–34 127 20.0
 35+ 75 11.8
Educational status of the women   
 Canot read and write 207 32.6
 Primary (1–8 grade) 270 42.6
 Secondary (9–12 grade) 117 18.5
 Diploma and above 40 6.3
Educational status of husband   
 Canot read and write 120 18.9
 Primary (1–8 grade) 198 31.2
 Secondary (9–12 grade) 213 33.6
 Diploma and above 103 16.3
Religion of the women   
 Muslim 394 62.1
 Orthodox 208 32.8
 Protestat 29 4.6
 Catholic 3 0.5
Occupation of the women   
 House wife 366 57.7
 Government employee 77 12.1
 House maid 11 1.7
 Merchant 59 9.3
 Student 42 6.6
 Farmer 35 5.5
 Daily laborer 39 6.1
 Others 5 0.8
Marital Status of the women   
 Single 36 5.7
 Married 577 91.0
 Divorced 14 2.2
 Widowed 7 1.1