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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in West Gojjam Zone, Ethiopia, 2012

From: Health extension program factors, frequency of household visits and being model households, improved utilization of basic health services in Ethiopia

Variables Number Percent (95% CI)
Age   
24 and below 115 8.8 (7.2 - 10.3)
25 - 34 659 50.3 (47.6 - 53.1)
35 and above 535 40.9 (38.2 - 43.5)
Total 1309 100
Marital status   
Single, separated, widow or divorced 131 9.9 (8.3 - 11.6)
Married 1187 90.1 (88.4 - 91.7)
Total 1318 100
Education   
Illiterate 978 74.2 (71.8 - 76.6)
At least read and write 340 25.8 (23.4 - 28.2)
Total 1318 100
Occupation   
Housewife 1041 79.0 (76.8 - 81.2)
Farmer and other jobs 277 21.0 (18.8 -23.2)
Total 1318 100
Family size   
2-3 162 12.7 (10.9 - 14.5)
4-5 495 38.9 (36.2 - 41.5)
6-7 435 34.1 (31.5 - 36.8)
8 and above 182 14.3 (12.4 – 16.2)
Total 1274 100