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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC in public hospitals of Eastern Ethiopia, 2019(n = 510)

From: Magnitude and associated factors of substance use among pregnant women attending antenatal care in public hospitals of eastern Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage
Town
 Dire Dawa 166 32.6
 Harar 175 34.3
 Jig Jiga 169 33.1
Age
 16–24 181 35.5
 25–29 167 32.7
 > 29 162 31.8
Religion
 Muslim 340 66.7
 Orthodox 142 27.8
 Othersa 28 5.5
Residence
 Urban 430 84.3
 Rural 80 15.7
Ethnicity
 Oromo 185 36.3
 Somali 173 33.9
 Amhara 91 17.8
 Othersb 61 11.9
Marital status
 Married 464 91
 Otherc 46 9
Level of education
 No formal education 161 31.6
 Elementary 60 11.8
 Secondary school 160 31.4
 10+ 129 25.3
Occupation
 Unemployed 378 74.1
 Student 47 9.2
 Employee 85 16.7
Monthly household income
 < 1500 84 16.5
 1500–3499 209 41
 3500–4999 90 17.6
 ≥5000 127 24.9
  1. Othersa:Protestant, Catholic, Othersb:Gurage, Tigre, Hadiya, Othersc: Widowed, Single, Divorced, Cohabitated,