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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables of husbands in urban and rural kebele of Kondala district, Western Wollega, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Men’s involvement in family planning service utilization among married men in Kondala district, western Ethiopia: a community-based comparative cross-sectional study

Socio-demographic variables Urban (푛 = 365) Rural (푛 =364) p-value
Age (years) 20–30 78(21.4%) 98(26.9%) 0.14
31–40 196(53.7%) 184(50.5%)
41–50 80(21.9%) 62(17%)
> 50 11(3%) 15(4.1%)
Educational status No formal education 55(15.1%) 120(33%) < 0.001*
Primary school 87(23.5%) 120(33%)
Secondary school 128(35.1%) 67(18.4%)
Diploma and above 95(26%) 57(15.7%)
Ethnicity Oromo 340(93.2%) 277(76.1%) < 0.001*
Amhara 11(3.0%) 9(2.47%)
Tigre 5 (1.37%) 4 (1.1%
Mao 9(2.5%) 74(20.3%)
Religion Protestant 74(20.3%) 41(11.3%) 0.001*
Orthodox 71(19.5%) 58(15.9%)
Muslim 220(60.3%) 265(72.8%)
Occupation Merchant 106(29%) 28(7.7%) < 0.001*
Government employee 97(26.6%) 32(8.8%)
Farmer 93(25.5%) 287(78.8%)
Daily worker 69(18.9%) 17(4.7%)
Length of time spent
to reach the family planning clinic
< 30 min 340(93.2%) 112(30.8%) < 0.001*
30–60 min 25(6.8%) 137(37.6%)
> 60 min 115(31.6%)
  1. Note: *Statistically significant at p < 0.05