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Table 1 Characteristics of Pregnant women (N = 284) at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June to August 2014

From: Hematological profile of pregnant women at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Age group (years) ≤20 16 5.6
21–25 93 32.7
26–30 118 41.5
31–35 43 15.1
≥36 14 4.9
Occupation Farmer 16 5.6
Housewife 164 57.7
Government 24 8.5
Student 8 2.8
Private 72 25.4
Educational status Illiterate 42 14.8
Elementary 115 40.5
Secondary 54 19.0
Preparatory 23 8.1
University/college 50 17.6
Residence Rural 23 8.1
Urban 261 91.9
Trimester 1st trimester 48 16.9
2nd trimester 66 23.2
3rd trimester 170 59.9