Table 1

Background characteristics of the respondents, Jimma Zone, Dec 2011 (nā€‰=ā€‰379)
Socio-demographic characteristics Frequency Percentage
Married and live together Yes 325 85.8
No 54 14.2
Age 15-24 54 14.2
25-34 156 41.2
=ā€‰>ā€‰35 169 44.6
Religion Muslim 357 94.2
Orthodox 11 2.9
Protestant 9 2.4
Others 2 0.5
Ethnicity Oromo 351 92.6
Dawuro 11 2.9
Others* 17 4.5
Occupation Farmers 375 98.9
Others** 4 1.1
Is the mother pregnant? Yes 58 15.3
No 321 84.7

*Kaffa, Tigire, Ahmara, **merchant, daily laborer,

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