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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)