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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers and child related to delay in seeking healthcare in Bahir Dar city, North West Ethiopia, 2019

From: The prevalence and root causes of delay in seeking healthcare among mothers of under five children with pneumonia in hospitals of Bahir Dar city, North West Ethiopia

VariableCategoryFrequencyPercent
Sex of the childMale19253.9
Females16446.1
Age of the child in months0–1213337.4
13–249326.1
25–365816.3
37–485515.4
49–59174.8
Age of caregiver16–244713.2
25–3423164.9
35–447420.8
> 4541.1
ResidenceUrban28479.8
Rural7220.2
Marital status of caregiversMarried35098.4
Divorced30.8
Single30.8
Religion of caregiverOrthodox30084.3
Muslim3911.0
Protestant164.5
Educational statusUnable to read and write7220.8
Primary education6217.4
Secondary education8523.9
Diploma and above13537.9
The child lives with whomWith a single parent267.3
With both parents33092.7
Number of under-five children in the Household113136.8
> 124363.2
Family size2–525471.3
> 510228.7
OccupationHousewives14340.2
Merchants4913.8
Students92.5
Government employees7119.9
NGO employees174.8
Farmers5916.6
Unemployed41.1
Others41.1
Wealth indexPoorest6819.1
Poor7119.9
Medium7420.8
Rich6317.7
Richest8022.5