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Table 1 Socio-demographic of pregnant women in Haramaya District, eastern Ethiopia, 2021 (n = 448)

From: Prevalence and determinants of dietary practices among pregnant women in eastern Ethiopia

Variables Frequency(n) Percentage (%)
Age (years)
  < 18 25 5.58
 18–35 400 89.29
  > 35 23 5.13
Mean (+ SD) 25.68(+  5.16)  
Educational level of the woman
 Can’t read or write 331 73.88
 Read or write 26 5.81
 Formal education 91 20.31
 Educational Level of husband   49 (23.33)
 Can’t read or write 259 57.81
 Read or write 61 13.62
 Grade 1–8 102 22.77
 Grade 9 and above 26 5.8
Occupation of the woman
 Housewives 433 96.65
 Merchants 15 3.65
Occupation of husband
 Farmers 420 93.75
 Daily labors 28 6.25
Family size
 1–5 343 76.56
  > 5 105 23.44
Agricultural land possession
 No 271 60.49
 Yes 177 39.51
Livestock possession
 Yes 299 66.74
 No 149 33.26
Wealth Index (Quintile)
 Poorest 90 20.09
 Poor 90 20.09
 Middle 89 19.87
 Rich 90 20.09
 Richest 89 19.87
Parity
 0 103 22.99
 1–4 294 65.63
  > 5 51 11.38