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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of reproductive age married or in union women in Ethiopia, 2016

From: Factors associated with long acting and permanent contraceptive methods use in Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Age
 15–19 501 5.5
 20–24 1425 15.6
 25–29 2075 22.7
 30–34 1828 20.0
 35–39 1487 16.3
 40–44 1021 11.2
 45–49 790 8.7
Place of residence
 Urban 1505 16.5
 Rural 7622 83.5
Highest education attended
 No education 5666 62.1
 Primary 2517 27.6
 Secondary 563 6.2
 Higher 381 4.2
Religion
 Orthodox 3793 41.6
 Protestant 3066 33.6
 Muslim 2050 22.5
 Other 218 2.4
Wealth index
 Poorest 1708 18.7
 Poorer 1814 19.9
 Middle 1854 20.3
 Richer 1806 19.8
 Richest 1946 21.3
Husband/partner’s educational level
 No education 4203 46.1
 Primary 3361 36.8
 Secondary 846 9.3
 Higher 643 7
 Do not know 74 0.8
Husband’s/partner occupation
 Not working 729 8.0
 Sales worker 623 6.8
 Skilled agriculture 835 9.1
 Subsistence farming 4604 50.4
Other 2336 25.6
Currently working
 Yes 6250 68.5
 No 2877 31.5
Women’s occupation
 Not working 4664 51.1
 Agriculture 2131 23.4
 Sales 1225 13.4
 Other 1106 12.1
Sex of head of the household
 Male 7941 87.0
 Female 1186 13.0