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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of antenatal care survey participants, Ethiopia

From: Disparities in the use of antenatal care service in Ethiopia over a period of fifteen years

Characteristics 2000 2005 2011
Weighted Unweighted Weighted Unweighted Weighted Unweighted
  Number % Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
Residence             
 Urban 908 11.4 1286 17.8 634 8.7 1054 16.0 1188 15.0 1513 19.5
 Rural 7070 88.6 5959 82.2 6674 91.3 5535 84.0 6720 85.0 6251 80.5
Region             
 Tigray 536 6.7 751 10.4 480 6.6 671 10.2 530 6.7 847 10.9
 Amhara 2224 27.9 1128 15.6 1856 25.4 1032 15.7 1991 25.2 965 12.4
 Oromiya 3059 38.3 1343 18.5 2723 37.3 1211 18.4 3116 39.4 1100 14.2
 SNNPR 1695 21.2 1037 14.3 1632 22.3 1129 17.1 1634 20.7 1053 13.6
 Afar,Harari,Somali 186 2.3 1210 16.7 372 5.1 1112 16.9 295 3.7 1713 22.1
 Ben-Gumuz,Gambela 103 1.3 991 13.7 92 1.3 845 12.8 123 1.6 1282 16.5
 Addis Ababa,Dire Dawa 175 2.2 785 10.8 153 2.1 589 8.9 219 2.8 804 10.4
Education             
 No education 6550 82.1 5732 79.1 5734 78.5 4956 75.2 5270 66.6 5184 66.8
 Primary education 1003 12.6 933 12.9 1205 16.5 1060 16.1 2270 28.7 2095 27.0
 Secondary and higher 425 5.3 580 8.0 368 5.0 573 8.7 368 4.7 485 6.2
Age             
 15-19 472 5.9 434 6.0 440 6.0 437 6.6 402 5.1 416 5.4
 20-24 1727 21.6 1516 20.9 1473 20.2 1384 21.0 1608 20.3 1596 20.6
 25-29 2028 25.4 1936 26.7 1961 26.8 1810 27.5 2383 30.1 2292 29.5
 30-34 1496 18.7 1413 19.5 1428 19.5 1258 19.1 1489 18.8 1507 19.4
 35-39 1219 15.3 1125 15.5 1138 15.6 1000 15.2 1239 15.7 1203 15.5
 40-44 706 8.9 576 8.0 578 7.9 478 7.3 571 7.2 550 7.1
 45-49 330 4.1 245 3.4 290 4.0 222 3.4 216 2.7 200 2.6
Religion             
 Orthodox 4057 50.9 3234 44.6 3262 44.6 2774 42.1 3327 42.1 2694 34.7
 Protestant 1232 15.4 997 13.8 1404 19.2 1159 17.6 1763 22.3 1479 19.0
 Moslem 2337 29.3 2719 37.5 2382 32.6 2425 36.8 2563 32.4 3359 43.3
 Others* 352 4.4 295 4.1 259 3.5 231 3.5 250 3.2 228 2.9
 Missing - - - - - - - - 5 0.1 4 0.1
Marital status             
 Married 7193 90.2 6492 89.6 6772 92.7 6058 91.9 6765 85.5 6624 85.3
 Others 785 9.8 753 10.4 535 7.3 531 8.1 1143 14.5 1140 14.7
Birth Order             
 1 1362 17.1 1391 19.2 1190 16.3 1232 18.7 1399 17.7 1477 19.0
 2-4 3264 40.9 3002 41.4 3026 41.4 2830 43.0 3464 43.8 3392 43.7
 5+ 3352 42.0 2852 39.4 3092 42.3 2527 38.4 3045 38.5 2895 37.3
Total 7978 100.0 7245 100.0 7307 100.0 6589 100.0 7908 100.0 7764 100.0
  1. *Catholic, Traditional and other unspecified.