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Table 1 Distribution of study subjects by Socio demographic characteristics, 2014

From: Perinatal depression and associated factors among reproductive aged group women at Goba and Robe Town of Bale Zone, Oromia Region, South East Ethiopia

Socio demography variables Responses Number Percentage
Educational status Illiterate 82 24.1
Literate 258 75.9
Religion Muslim 150 44.1
Christian 190 55.9
Occupation House wife 205 60.3
Farmer 26 7.6
Merchant 35 10.3
Employee 59 17.4
Other** 15 4.4
Marital status Single 21 6.2
Married 251 73.8
divorced 57 16.8
Widowed 9 2.6
Age 15-24 92 27.1
25-34 180 52.9
35 and above 68 20.0
Perceived difficult of child care Yes 108 31.8
No 232 68.2
Confident r/ship with husband family yes 220 64.7
No 120 35.3
  1. ** includes students, daily labourer, and tella makers.