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Table 2 Reproductive characteristics of mothers/caregivers of children aged 6 to 23 months in Ethiopia, EDHS 2016

From: Effect of intimate partner violence of women on minimum acceptable diet of children aged 6–23 months in Ethiopia: evidence from 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey

VariablesIntimate partner violenceTotal
Children ever bornYes
N (%)
No
N (%)
N (%)
1 to 2126 (30)318 (36)444 (34)
3 to 493 (22)256 (29)348 (27)
> = 5202 (48)313 (35)515 (39)
Presence of other under five children in the house
 No163 (39)407 (46)570 (44)
 Yes258 (61)479 (54)737 (56)
Age at first birth
  < 18150 (36)315 (36)466 (36)
 18–24244 (58)492 (56)736 (56)
 25–2924 (6)63 (7)87 (7)
  > =303 (1)15 (2)18 (1)
Currently pregnant
 No or unknown394 (94)837 (95)1231 (94)
 Yes27 (6)49 (5)76 (6)
Number of living children
  < =2134 (32)347 (39)481 (37)
 3 to 4116 (27)281 (32)396 (30)
  > =5171 (41)258 (29)429 (33)
Current Marital Status
 Married396 (94)855 (96)1151 (96)
 Living with partner7 (2)15 (2)22 (2)
 Othersa18 (4)17 (2)35 (2)
Fertility desire
 Want more children249 (59)516 (58)765 (59)
 Undecided26 (6)41 (5)67 (5)
 Don’t want more children146 (35)329 (37)475 (36)
Mother worked outside home in the last 12 months
 No227 (54)506 (57)733(56)
 In the past year77 (18)157 (18)234 (18)
 Currently working118 (28)223 (25)340 [21]
  1. aWidowed, divorced, and separated