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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Determinants of patterns of maternal and child health service utilization in a rural community in south eastern Nigeria

Variable Freq (%)
Age group (years)
 15–19 108 (18.0)
 20–24 124 (20.7)
 25–29 160 (26.7)
 30–34 124 (20.7)
 35–39 54 (9.0)
 40–44 20 (3.3)
  ≥ 45 10 (1.7)
 Mean(SD*) 27.2 (6.66)
 95% C.I.* 14.1–40.3
 Range 15–49
Educational level
 None 12 (2.0)
 Primary 72 (12.0)
 Secondary 382 (63.7)
 Tertiary 134 (22.4)
Marital status
 Married 520 (86.4)
 Single 62 (10.3)
 Widowed 20 (3.3)
Occupation:
 Unemployed 242 (40.2)
 Trader 166 (27.6)
 Civil servant 156 (25.9)
 Artisan 20 (3.3)
 Farmer 14 (2.3)
 Student 4 (0.7)
Husband’s Occupation n = 520
 Civil Servant 174 (33.5)
 Artisan 170 (32.7)
 Trader 76 (14.6)
 Farmer 38 (7.3)
Professional eg. Doctor, Lawyer 36 (6.9)
 Pensioner 26 (0.1)
  1. * CI Confidence interval, SD Standard deviation