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Table 1 Percent distribution of women by pregnancy intention according to selected background variables (n = 1370)

From: Unintended pregnancies and the use of maternal health services in southwestern Ethiopia

Socio-demographic variables N Intended pregnancy Mistimed pregnancy Unwanted pregnancy
Age     
  15–24 373 71.9 24.1 4.0
  25–34 790 62.6 27.0 10.4
  35+ 207 61.8 18.8 19.3
Educational status     
  No formal   education 1021 62.0 26.5 11.5
  Primary 305 71.8 22.0 6.2
  Secondary   & above 44 88.6 9.1 2.3
Residence     
  Rural 1012 61.8 26.8 11.4
  Urban 358 74.0 19.8 6.2
Marital status     
  Currently married 1342 65.1 25.1 9.8
  Widowed   or divorced 28 64.3 17.8 17.9
Participation in decisions     
  No 643 61.2 28.5 10.3
  Yes 727 68.4 21.9 9.8
Parity     
  1-2 358 80.6 17.2 2.2
  3-4 410 65.1 27.3 7.6
  5+ 602 52.4 29.1 18.5
Distance from health facility     
  < 1 hour 744 69.9 20.7 9.4
  > 1 hour 626 60.1 29.2 10.7