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Table 3 Demographic and health characteristics of children in Benishangul Gumuz region in 2013

From: Determinants of childhood diarrhea among underfive children in Benishangul Gumuz Regional State, North West Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percentage
Birth order   
   1 208 22.5
   2-3 284 30.7
   4-5 236 25.5
   6+ 197 21.3
Low birth weight   
   Yes 235 25.5
   No 688 74.5
Age of child in months   
   <6 105 11.7
   6-11 89 9.9
   12-23 168 18.6
   24 and above 539 59.8
Sex of child   
   Male 459 49.6
   Female 466 50.4
Presence of diarrhea   
   Yes 204 22.1
   No 721 77.9