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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants in health facilities of Hawassa city, Southern Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 351)

From: Discontinuation of implants use and associated factors among women attending health facility clinics in Hawassa City, Southern Ethiopia, 2019; cross sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Women’s age
 19–24 100 28.5
 25–29 164 46.7
 30–34 69 19.7
 = > 35 18 5.1
Marital status
 Single 8 2.3
 Married 343 97.7
Religion
 Orthodox 103 29.3
 Muslim 20 5.7
 Protestant 218 62.1
 Catholic 9 2.6
 Others 1 3
Ethnicity
 Sidama 146 41.6
 Wolayta 82 23.4
 Amhara 62 17.7
 Gurage 25 7.1
 Oromo 14 4.0
 Others* 22 6.3
Occupation
 House wife 149 42.5
 Merchant 62 17.7
 Private employee 47 13.4
 Government employee 65 18.5
 Student 28 8.0
Maternal educational status
 Unable to read and write 44 12.5
 Read and Write 39 11.1
 Primary 99 28.2
 Secondary 82 23.4
 College and above 87 24.8
Husband educational status (n = 343)
 Unable to read and write 24 7.0
 Read and Write 23 6.7
 Primary 55 16.0
 Secondary 100 29.2
 College and above 141 41.1
Husband’s occupation (n = 343)
 Farmer 21 6.1
 Merchant 123 35.9
 Private employee 59 17.2
 Government employee 123 35.9
 Student 7 2.0
 Others 10 2.9