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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents in Arba Minch town public health facility, South, Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 408)

From: Prevalence of postpartum family planning utilization and associated factors among postpartum mothers in Arba Minch town, South Ethiopia

Variables Frequencies Percent
Age
 15–20 55 13.5
 21–25 260 63.7
 26–30 59 14.5
 31 and above 34 8.3
Marital status
 Married 345 84.6
 Divorced 15 3.7
 Widowed 19 4.7
 Single 29 7.1
Ethnicity
 Gamo 201 49.5
 Gofa 73 17.9
 Amhara 61 15.0
 Waleyta 56 13.7
 Others 17 4.2
Educational status of mothers
 No formal education 39 9.6
 Primary 104 25.5
 Secondary 148 36.3
 College and above 117 28.7
Respondents religion
 Orthodox 206 50.5
 Muslim 58 14.2
 Catholic 2 0.5
 Protestant 142 34.8
Mothers residency
 Urban 348 85.3
 Rural 60 14.7
Mothers occupation
 Housewife 177 43.4
 Private employee 46 11.3
 Government employee 93 22.8
 Merchants 78 19.1
 Daily workers 14 3.4
Family monthly income
  ≤ 107USD 244 59.8
  > 107USD 164 40.2