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Table 1 Distribution of respondents by socio-demographic information and locality (% are in brackets)

From: Factors associated with compliance to recommended micronutrients uptake for prevention of anemia during pregnancy in urban, peri-urban, and rural communities in Southeast Nigeria

Socio-demographic information

Locality

Urban

Pre-urban

Rural

Total

Local gov’t areas

 Ezeagu

250 (50.0)

250 (16.7)

 Ihite Uboma

250 (50.0)

250 (16.7)

 Nsukka

250 (50.0)

250 (16.7)

 Obowo

250 (50.00)

250 (16.7)

 Owerri Municipal

250 (50.0)

250 (16.70)

 Udi

250 (50.0)

250 (16.7)

Distance from community health facility

 Far

250 (50.0)

250 (50.0)

250 (50.0)

250 (50.0)

 Near

250 (50.00)

250 (50.0)

250 (50.0)

250 (50.0)

Tribe

 Igbo

489 (97.8)

487 (97.4)

494 (98.8)

1470 (98.0)

 Others

11 (2.2)

13 (2.6)

6 (1.2)

30 (2.0)

Religious affiliation

 Catholic

307 (61.4)

272 (54.4)

334 (66.8)

913 (60.9)

 Protestant

109 (21.8)

105(21.0)

91 (18.2)

305 (20.3)

 Other Christian

82 (16.4)

118 (23.6)

75 (15.0)

275 (18.3)

 Islam

2 (0.4)

4 (0.8)

 

6 (0.4)

 Tradition

 

1 (0.2)

 

1 (0.1)

Marital status

 Married

491 (98.2)

496 (99.2)

485 (97.0)

1472 (98.1)

 Widowed

4 (0.8)

0 (0.0)

2 (0.4)

6 (0.4)

 Divorced

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

2 (0.4)

2 (0.1)

 Single

5 (1.0)

4 (0.8)

11 (2.2)

20 (1.3)

Ever attended school

 Yes

496 (99.2)

497 (99.4)

494 (98.8)

1487 (99.1)

 No

4 (0.8)

3 (0.6)

6 (1.2)

13 (0.9)

Level of education

n = 497

n = 496

n = 494

N = 1487

 Primary

26 (5.2)

32 (6.5)

60 (12.1)

118 (7.9)

 Secondary

227 (45.7)

345 (69.6)

368 (74.5)

940 (63.2)

 Post secondary

244 (49.1)

119 (24.0)

66 (13.4)

429 (28.9)

Work for pay

n = 500

n = 500

n = 500

N = 1500

 Yes

355 (71.0)

373 (74.6)

364 (72.8)

1092 (72.8)

 No

145 (29.0)

127 (25.4)

136 (27.2)

408 (27.2)

Primary occupation

n = 355

n = 373

n = 364

N = 1092

 Domestic assistance

3 (0.8)

3 (0.8)

3 (0.8)

9 (0.8)

 Petty trading

87 (24.5)

104 (27.9)

157 (43.1)

348 (31.9)

 Business

154 (43.4)

199 (53.4)

157 (43.1)

510 (46.7)

 Teaching

40 (11.3)

23 (6.2)

24 (6.6)

87 (8.0)

 Health worker

21 (5.9)

17 (4.6)

14 (3.8)

52 (4.8)

 Other civil service

33 (9.3)

22 (5.9)

7 (1.9)

62 (5.7)

 Other

17 (4.8)

5 (1.3)

2 (0.5)

24 (2.2)

Age at last birthday

n = 500

n = 500

n = 500

N = 1500

Mean

29.01

27.97

28.42

28.47

STD

4.97

5.31

5.71

5.35

15–19

12 (2.4)

15 (3.0)

27 (5.4)

54 (3.6)

20–24

72 (14.4)

115(23.0)

94 (18.8)

281 (18.7)

25–29

183 (36.6)

190 (38.0)

169 (33.8)

542 (36.1)

30–34

164 (32.8)

118 (23.6)

132 (26.4)

414 (27.6)

35–39

55 (11.0)

49 (9.8)

59 (11.8)

163 (10.9)

40–44

12 (2.4)

11 (2.2)

17(3.4)

40 (2.7)

45+

2 (0.4)

2 (0.4)

2 (0.4)

6 (0.4)