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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in Finote Selam town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: Modern contraceptive use and associated factors among married women in Finote Selam town Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency n = 1134 Percent
Age 30–39 736 64.9
40–49 396 35.1
Religion Orthodox 1046 92.2
Muslim 80 7.1
Protestant 8 0.7
Educational status No formal education 512 45.1
Primary school 293 25.8
Secondary school (9–12) 198 17.5
College/university 131 11.6
Occupational status Unemployed 542 47.8
Self employed 421 37.1
Government/private employed 171 15.1
Family average monthly incomea < 68 732 64.6
68+ 402 35.4
  1. a in US dollars
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