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Table 4 Attitude towards growth monitoring practice of 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 (%)
GM is necessary for every child
 Agree 489 97.8
 Disagree 11 2.2
Weighing the child 451 90.2
 Agree 451 90.2
 Disagree 49 9.8
The process of GM
 Agree 286 57.2
 Disagree 214 42.8
Effective to prevent child malnutrition
 Agree 486 97.2
 Disagree 14 2.8
Mothers involvement
 Agree 407 81.4
 Disagree 93 18.6
GM is burdensome
 Agree 145 29
 Disagree 355 71
Used for sick children
 Agree 43 8.6
 Disagree 457 91.4
Growth chart and Growth card are useful
 Agree 444 88.8
 Disagree 56 11.2
Counseling and interventions
 Agree 423 84.6
 Disagree 77 25.4
Training enhance GM
 Agree 483 96.6
 Disagree 17 3.4
  1. GM growth monitoring