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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of reproductive age women, southern and eastern regions of Ethiopia

From: Magnitude and factors associated with iron supplementation among pregnant women in Southern and Eastern Regions of Ethiopia: Further Analysis of mini demographic and health survey 2019

Variables Characteristics Frequency Percent
Age of respondent \(\le\) 24 464 26.1
25–29 576 32.4
30–34 360 20.2
\(\ge\) 35 380 21.3
Educational attainment No education 1065 59.8
Primary education 503 28.3
Secondary and above 212 11.9
Media in home Yes 1128 63.4
No 652 36.6
Place of residence Urban 467 26.2
Rural 1313 73.8
Region Afar 387 21.7
Somali 340 19.1
SNNPR 466 26.2
Harari 307 17.2
Dire Dawa 280 15.7
Marital status unmarried/in relationship 15 0.8
Married 1671 93.9
widowed/divorced/separated 94 5.3
Wealth index Poor 942 52.9
Middle 177 9.9
Rich 661 37.1