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Table 2 Practice of growth monitoring among health workers at public health facilities of North Gondar zone, northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 500)

From: Prevalence of growth monitoring practice and its associated factors at public health facilities of North Gondar zone, northwest Ethiopia: an institution-based mixed study

Characteristics Frequency Percentage (%)
Practiced in your health center
 Yes 465 93
 No 35 7
Growth chart is used
 Yes 454 90.8
 No 46 9.2
Growth card is used
 Yes 299 59.8
 No 201 40.2
Undressed the child
 Yes 351 70.2
 No 149 29.8
Clean the scale after each child is weighed
 Yes 307 61.4
 No 193 38.6
Plotting of children’s ages and weights
 Yes 206 41.2
 No 294 58.8
Interpretation of growth curve for each child
 Yes 341 68.2
 No 159 31.8
Mothers/caregivers are counseled if need be
 Yes 427 85.4
 No 73 14.6
Check the accuracy of weight scale
 Yes 401 80.2
 No 99 19.8
Mothers are part of growth monitoring sessions
 Yes 436 87.2
 No 64 12.8