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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers/caregivers of 6–23 month children at Gendewuha, Amhara Region, Ethiopia 2020

From: Complementary feeding practice and associated factors among internally displaced mothers of children aged 6–23 months in Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Category Frequency(n) Percentage(%)
Sex of the child Female 134 52.1
Male 123 47.9
Age of child (in months) 6–11 58 31.1
12–17 86 33.1
18–23 113 35.8
Religion Orthodox 248 96.5
Othera 9 3.5
Ethnicity Amhara 18 7.0
Kmant 239 93.0
Age of the mother (in years) 18–24 57 22.2
25–29 109 42.4
30–34 57 22.2
> 35 34 13.2
Education level of the mother No formal education 158 61.5
Primary 63 24.5
Secondary and above 36 14.0
Occupation of the mother Housewife 181 70.4
Otherb 76 29.6
Marital status Single 14 5.4
Married 238 92.6
Otherc 5 1.9
Monthly income < 999 8 10.9
1000–2999 107 41.6
3000–3999 30 11.7
> = 4000 92 35.8
Getting support from relatives Yes 16 6.2
No 241 93.8
  1. OtheraMuslim, Catholic OtherbEmployed, Private, daily laborer OthercDivorced, Widowed