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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of the respondents in Abuna Gindeberet District, Ethiopia, 2012

From: Level of health extension service utilization and associated factors among community in Abuna Gindeberet District, West Shoa Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Socio-demographic variables Frequency (n = 806) Percentage (%)
Age   
≤ 19 11 1.4
20-24 69 8.6
25-29 153 19
30-34 125 15.5
35-39 143 17.7
Above 39 years 305 37.8
Sex   
Male 400 49.6
Female 406 50.4
Educational status   
Illiterate 413 51.2
Read & write 36 4.5
1-8 286 35.5
9-12 54 6.7
Above grade 12 17 2.1
Marital status   
Single 25 3.1
Married 718 89.1
Widowed/divorced/separated 63 7.8
Religion   
Orthodox 182 22.6
Protestant 506 62.8
Qallu 118 14.6
Occupation   
Farmer 740 91.8
Merchant 24 3.0
Governmental employed 15 1.9
Daily labors 27 3.3
Family size   
≤5 312 38.7
6-10 448 55.6
Above 10 46 5.7
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