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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women in the first year of postpartum period in Kolfe Keranyo sub city, Addis Ababa, 2015

From: Family planning use and its associated factors among women in the extended postpartum period in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Age
  15–19 16 2.0
  20–34 675 84.1
  35–49 112 13.9
Educational status
  No formal education 89 11.1
  Primary 275 34.2
  Secondary 242 30.1
  Above Secondary 197 24.5
Marital status
  Married 748 93.2
  Unmarried 55 6.8
Ethnicity
  Amhara 321 40.0
  Oromo 178 22.2
  Tigre 70 8.7
  Gurage 142 17.7
  Siltie 51 6.4
  Other 41 5.0
Occupation
  Housewife 468 58.3
  Merchant 84 10.5
  Daily Labourer 22 2.7
  Gov/ Private Employee 195 24.3
  Other 34 4.2
Religion
  Orthodox 454 56.5
  Catholic 31 3.9
  Protestant 109 13.6
  Muslim 209 26.0
Spouse’s educational status (773)
  No formal education 18 2.2
  Primary 258 258
  Secondary 210 210
  Above Secondary 287 287
Spouse’s occupation(773)
  Merchant 256 33.1
  Daily Labourer 160 20.7
  Gov/ Private Employee 245 31.7
  Other 112 14.5