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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of post-partum women in Addis Ababa public hospitals, Addis Ababa, August 25 to September 30, 2019-(N = 286)

From: Immediate postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device utilization and influencing factors in Addis Ababa public hospitals: a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percent (%)
Age (years)
  ≤ 19 4 1.4
 20–24 58 20.3
 25–29 141 49.3
 30–34 47 16.4
 Above 35 36 12.6
Marital Status
 Married 252 88.1
 Divorced 20 7.0
 Unmarried 6 2.1
 Widowed 8 2.8
Level of education
 No formal education 21 7.3
 Primary (1–8) 90 31.5
 Secondary (9–12) 104 36.4
 College and above 71 24.8
Religion
 Orthodox 124 43.4
 Muslim 108 37.8
 Protestant 46 16.1
 Catholic 8 2.8
Occupation
 Housewife 106 37.1
 Government employee 28 9.8
 Private employee 51 17.8
 Daily laborer 20 7.0
 Self employed 56 19.6
 Merchant 25 8.7