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Table 1 Scio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women in malaria endemic areas of North-Shoa, Ethiopia

From: Asymptomatic malaria infection among pregnant women attending antenatal care in malaria endemic areas of North-Shoa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariablesNumber (%)VariablesNumber (%)
Age groupsMarital status
< 2017 (6.5)Single5 (1.9)
≥ 20246 (93.5)Married251 (95.4)
OccupationDivorced7 (2.7)
Farmer69 (26.2)Parity
Merchant62 (23.6)Primigravidae78 (29.7)
House wife103 (39.2)Secundgravidae89 (33.8)
Government employee29 (11.0)Multigravidae96 (36.5)
Educational statusGestational age
Illiterate49 (18.6)1st trimester16 (6.1)
Read/write52 (19.8)2nd trimester138 (52.5)
Elementary76 (28.9)3rd trimester109 (41.4)
Secondary57 (21.7)ANC follow up
College and above29 (11.0)Yes254 (96.6)
ResidenceNo9 (3.4)
Urban106 (40.3)Family size
Rural157 (59.7)1–3153 (58.2)
ITN use≥ 4110 (41.8)
Always89 (33.8)Insecticide spray (past 12 months)
Sometimes112 (42.6)Yes142 (54)
Never62 (23.6)No121 (46)