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Table 2 Reproductive and obstetric history of women in the reproductive age group in Kunama population, Northwest, Tigray, February 2014

From: Magnitude of chronic energy deficiency and its associated factors among women of reproductive age in the Kunama population, Tigray, Ethiopia, in 2014

Reproductive and obstetric history Frequency Percentage
Age of years at first marriage (n = 236)   
 <18 136 57.6
 ≥18 100 42.4
History of contraceptive use ever   
 Yes 158 55.6
 No 126 44.4
History of pregnancy   
 Yes 223 78.5
 No 61 21.5
Gravidity (n = 223)   
 1–2 83 37.2
 3–4 68 30.5
 ≥5 72 32.3
History of ANC follow-up (n = 223)   
 Yes 125 56.1
 No 98 43.9
Nutritional information during ANC follow-up (n = 223)   
 Yes 99 44.4
 No 124 55.6
Iron supplementation during ANC follow-up (n = 223)   
 Yes 106 47.5
 No 117 52.5
Parity (n = 223)   
 1–2 89 39.9
 3–4 77 34.5
 ≥5 57 25.6
Birth spacing between the last of 2 children (n = 223)   
 Not applicable (NA) 40 17.9
 <24 months 32 14.3
 24–47 months 120 53.8
 ≥48 months 31 13.9
Breast feeding in months (n = 223)   
 ≤ 24 months 178 79.8
 >24 months 45 20.2
  1. ANC antenatal care, NA this refers to women who only had one birth during the study period