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Table 3 Data collector reports of mothers who understood the question, recalled and described timing for breastfeeding initiation with no probing at all

From: Measurement of delayed bathing and early initiation of breastfeeding: a cross-sectional survey exploring experiences of data collectors in Ethiopia

Maternal characteristics N Understood question without probes Recalled timing without probes Described timing without probes No probing at all
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) P-value*
Total 130 106 (82) 62 (48) 62 (48) 44 (34)  
Age       
15-24 36 31 (86) 22 (61) 20 (56) 16 (44)  
25-34 59 49 (83) 27 (46) 27 (46) 19 (32) 0.23
35+ 35 26 (74) 13 (37) 15 (43) 9 (26)  
Education       
No education 89 69 (78) 37 (42) 35 (39) 26 (29) 0.10
Primary level or above 41 37 (90) 25 (61) 27 (66) 18 (44)  
Place of birth       
Home 96 78 (81) 50 (52) 48 (50) 36 (38) 0.14
Health institution 34 28 (82) 12 (35) 14 (41) 8 (24)  
Parity       
Primiparous 27 23 (85) 17 (63) 14 (52) 12 (44) 0.19
Multiparous 103 83 (81) 45 (44) 48 (47) 32 (31)  
  1. *P values were obtained from chi-square tests.