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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in Hawassa city, South Ethiopia, 2019 (N = 660)

From: Utilization and predictors of long acting reversible contraceptive methods among reproductive age women in Hawassa city, South Ethiopia: a community based mixed methods

Variable Categories number Percent
Age 15–19 116 17.6
20–36 481 72.9
37–49 63 9.5
Marital status Single 216 32.2
Married 433 65.6
Others 11 2.2
Religion Protestant 403 61.1
Orthodox 195 29.5
Musilim 41 6.2
Others 21 3.2
Ethnicity Sidama 387 58.6
Amhara 109 16.5
Wolaita 64 9.7
Others 100 15.2
Educational level No formal education 44 6.4
Primary level 235 34.2
Secondary level 219 31.9
Higher/university level 162 24.5
Occupation Housewife 293 44.4
Government employer 66 10.0
Merchant 57 8.6
Daily employer 244 37.0