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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the pregnant women to assess late initiation of ANC among pregnant women, Jimma Zone Public Hospitals, Ethiopia, 2020

From: Late initiation of antenatal care and associated factors among pregnant women in Jimma Zone Public Hospitals, Southwest Ethiopia, 2020

Variables(n = 409) Frequency(n) Percentage (%)
Age group
 15–19 3 0.7
 20–24 90 22.0
 25–29 214 52.3
 30–34 78 19.1
 35 and above 24 5.9
Religion
 Muslim 189 46.2
 Orthodox 134 32.8
 Protestant 68 16.6
 Catholic 18 4.4
Marital status
 Married 346 84.6
 Single 44 10.8
 Widowed 11 2.7
 Divorced 8 1.9
Occupational
 House wife 173 42.3
 Government.employee 91 22.2
 Merchant 85 20.8
 Farmer 25 6.1
 Student 35 8.6
Educational status
 Only read and write 90 22.0
 Can read and write 53 13.0
 primary school (1–8) 82 20.0
 secondary school (9–12) 88 21.5
 college diploma & above 96 23.5
Educational status of husband
 Only read and write 48 11.7
 can read and write 58 14.2
 primary school(1–8) 77 18.8
 secondary school(9–12) 87 21.3
 college diploma and above 139 34
Residence
 Urban 280 68.5
 Rural 129 31.5
HH income
 ≤ 1000 ETB(≤ 29.41US$) 67 16.4
 1000-1500ETB(29.41–44.11US$) 52 12.7
 ≥ 1500 ETB(≥ 44.11US$) 290 70.9
Husband has another wife
 Yes 101 24.7
 No 308 75.3
Time taken to health facility
 < 60 min 292 71.4
 ≥ 60 min 117 28.6
Occupational status of Husband
 farmer 70 17.1
 government employee 125 30.6
 private employee 121 29.6
 merchant 79 19.3
 student 11 2.7
 others 3 0.7