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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of study participants in Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2020 (n = 1686)

From: The effects of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy on adverse fetal outcomes among pregnant women attending antenatal care at public health facilities in Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Variables Intensity of alcohol consumption Total (%)
Non-drinkers
n = 1122 (66.5%)
Non-hazardous
n = 448 (79.4%)
Hazardous
n = 116 (20.6%)
Health facilities
 University of Gondar comprehensive specialized hospital 542(48.31) 239(53.35) 28(24.14) 809(47.98)
 Gondar polyclinic 211(18.81) 132(29.91) 38(32.76) 383(22.79)
 Azezo 229(20.41) 58(12.95) 42(36.21) 329(19.51)
 Maraki 148(12.48) 17(3.79) 8(6.90) 165(9.79)
Age group (years)
 15–24 378(33.24) 141(31.03) 30(25.86) 549(32.56)
 25–34 661(58.91) 281(62.72) 76(65.52) 1018(60.38)
  ≥ 35 83(7.40) 26(5.80) 10(8.62) 119(7.06)
Marital status
 Married 1094(97.50) 434(96.88) 114(98.28) 1642(97.39)
 Single/divorced/separated/widowed 28(2.50) 14(3.13) 2(1.72) 44(2.61)
Religion
 Orthodox 933(83.16) 438(97.77) 116(100) 1487(88.20)
 Muslim 179(15.95) 7(1.56) 0(0.00) 186(11.03)
 Protestant 10(0.89) 3(0.67) 0(0.00) 13(0.77)
Ethnicity
 Amhara 1070(95.37) 433(96.65) 144(98.28) 1617(95.91)
 Others 52(4.63) 15(3.35) 2(1.72) 69(4.09)
Family size
 1–2 417(37.17) 180(40.18) 46(39.66) 643(38.14)
 3–4 574(51.16) 220(49.11) 61(52.59) 855(50.71)
 ≥ 5 131(11.68) 48(10.71) 9(7.76) 188(11.15)
The educational level of respondents
 No formal education 233(20.77) 101(22.54) 32(27.59) 366(21.71)
 Primary education (Grade 1–8) 167(14.88) 63(14.06) 17(14.66) 247(14.65)
 Secondary education(Grade 9–12) 385(34.31) 141(31.47) 37(31.90) 563(33.39)
 Tertiary education(above Grade 12) 337(30.04) 143(31.92) 30(25.86) 510(30.25)
Occupation
 Housewife 525(46.79) 189(42.19) 64(55.17) 778(46.14)
 Employed in any organization 233(20.77) 116(25.89) 32(27.59) 264(21.79)
 Merchant 247(22.01) 122(27.23) 13(11.21) 382(22.66)
 Students 75(6.68) 6(1.34) 1(0.86) 82(4.86)
 Others 42(3.74) 15(3.35) 6(5.17) 63(3.74)
Household wealth index
 Poorest 260(23.17) 80(17.86) 9(7.76) 349(20.70)
 Poor 225(20.05) 85(18.97) 33(28.45) 343(20.34)
 Middle 198(17.65) 97(21.65) 20(17.24) 315(18.68)
 Rich 225(20.05) 90(20.09) 26(22.41) 341(20.23)
 Richest 214(19.07) 96(21.43) 28(24.14) 338(20.05)