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Table 1 Percentage distribution of women autonomy in making decisions for health care currently married women by women characteristics in Ethiopia, 2016

From: Spatial clusters distribution and modelling of health care autonomy among reproductive‐age women in Ethiopia: spatial and mixed‐effect logistic regression analysis

Variables Women autonomy in making decision for health care
No (%) Yes (%)
Residence
 Rural 1749 (20.4) 6815 (79.6)
 Urban 150 (9) 1256 (91)
Region
 Tigray 104 (15.8) 553 (84.2)
 Afar 27 (28.8) 68 (71.2)
 Amhara 313 (13.0) 2100 (87.0)
 Oromia 805 (20.2) 3182 (79.8)
 Somali 78 (24.1) 245 (75.9)
 Benishangul 23 (20.3) 90 (79.7)
 SNNPRs 507 (23.3) 1666 (76.7)
 Gambella 6 (20.6) 23 (79.6)
 Harari 2 (8.4) 22 (91.6)
 Addis Ababa 25 (7.2) 329 (92.8)
 Dire-Dawa 7 (15.6) 43 (84.4)
Education status
 No education 1302 (20.8) 4951 (79.2)
 Primary 509 (17.6) 2386 (82.4)
 Secondary 55 (8.5) 599 (91.5)
 Higher 33 (7.8) 599 (92.2)
Religion
 Orthodox 608 (14.7) 3531 (85.3)
 Muslim 762 (21.5) 2777 (78.5)
 Catholic 9 (12.5) 66 (87.5)
 Protestant 458 (20) 1831 (80)
 Others 61 (36.1) 108 (63.9)
Maternal age (years)
 15–24 458 (19.9) 1839 (80.1)
 25–34 746 (16.8) 3705 (83.2)
 ≥ 35 695 (20) 2779 (80)
Husband education
 No 953 (20.3) 3732 (79.7)
 Primary 694 (18.4) 3078 (81.6)
 Secondary 150 (15.4) 825 (84.6)
 Higher 89 (12.6) 623 (87.4)
Wealth status
 Poorest 463 (23.7) 1489 (76.3)
 Poorer 467 (22.5) 1607 (77.5)
 Middle 391 (19.0) 1666 (81.0)
 Richer 365 (18.3) 1634 (81.7)
 Richest 213 (9.9) 1927 (90.1)
Frequency of reading newspaper
 Not at all 1827 (19.5) 7531 (80.5)
 Less than once a week 55 (8.7) 585 (91.3)
 At least once a week 17 (7.6) 208 (92.4)
Frequency of listening to the radio
 Not at all 1410 (19.8) 5711 (80.2)
 Less than once a week 285 (18.2) 1278 (81.8)
 At least once a week 204 (13.3) 1334 (86.7)
Frequency of watching television
 Not at all 1550 (19.7) 6328 (80.3)
 Less than once a week 225 (20.3) 885 (79.7)
 At least once a week 124 (10) 1111 (90)
Covered by health insurance
 No 1821 (18.8) 7891 (81.2)
 Yes 78 (15.3) 433 (84.7)
Respondent working status
 Not working 1458 (20.7) 5602 (79.3)
 Working 441 (13.9) 2722 (86.1)
Overall prevalence 18.6% (95% CI: 17.8, 19.3) 81.4% (95% CI: 80.6, 82.2)