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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and postpartum family planning counseling (PPFP) of ANC attendants at public health facilities of Bahir Dar City administration (N = 823), October 2015 to August 2016

From: Counseling on family planning during ANC service increases the likelihood of postpartum family planning use in Bahir Dar City Administration, Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective follow up study

Variables PPFP counseling at least once during ANC Total frequency
Yes (%) No (%)
Age
 15–24 years 81(22.9) 273 (77.1) 354 (100.0)
 25-34 years 101 (23.5) 328 (76.5) 429 (100.0)
  ≥ 35 years 5 (12.5) 35 (87.5 40 (100.
Residence
 Urban 174 (23.9) 554 (76.1) 728 (100.0)
 Rural 13 (13.7) 82 (86.3) 95 (100.0)
Educational status
 No formal education 36 (20.8) 137 (79.2) 173 (100.0)
 Primary 37 (20.7) 140 (79.1) 177 (100.0)
 Secondary and above 114 (24.1) 359 (75.9) 473 (100.0)
Occupation
 Farmer 11 (12.4) 78 (87.6) 89 (100.0)
 House wife 108 (25.5) 315 (74.5) 423 (100.0)
 Employeea 68 (21.9) 243 (78.1) 311 (100.0)
Religion
 Orthodox 175 (23.4) 573 (76.6) 748 (100.0)
 Muslim 12 (16.4) 61 (83.6) 73 (100.0)
 Protestant 0 (0.0) 2 (100.0) 2 (100.0)
Marital status
 Married 184 (22.7) 627 (77.3) 811 (100.0)
 Divorced 2 (20.0) 8 (80.0) 10 (100.0)
 Widowed 1 (5.0) 1 (50.0) 2 (100.0)
Ethnicity
 Amhara 179 (22.7) 609 (77.3) 788 (100.0)
 Tigre 6 (24.0) 19 (26.0) 25 (100.0)
 Awi 2 (28.6) 5 (71.4) 7 (100.0)
 Oromo 0 (0.0) 3 (100.0) 3 (100.0)
Grand total 187 (22.7) 636 (77.3) 823 (100.0)
  1. agovernmental employees, nongovernmental employees,daily laborers and waiters