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Table 6 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents on the evaluation of OTP in Dehana District, Northern Ethiopia, 2020

From: Evaluation of the outpatient therapeutic program for severe acute malnourished children aged 6–59 months implementation in Dehana District, Northern Ethiopia: a mixed-methods evaluation

Variables Categories Frequency (n = 422) Percent (%)
   < 30 209 49.5
 > 30–39 212 502
Current maternal marital status Single 83 19.7
Married 339 80.3
Maternal education Uneducated 282 66.8
Educated 140 33.2
Paternal education Uneducated 247 58.5
Educated 175 41.5
Maternal occupation Unemployed 96 22.7
Gov't employers 20 4.7
Farmers 306 72.5
Paternal occupation un employers 67 15.9
Gov’t employers 40 9.5
Farmers 307 72.7
Family size  ≤ 4 243 57.6
 > 4 179 42.4
Residence Urban 76 18.0
Rural 346 82.0
Average annual HH income (ETB)  < 36,900 239 56.6
 ≥ 36,900 182 43.1
Child sex Male 222 52.6
Female 200 47.4
Age of child (in months) 6–12 69 16.4
12–24 183 43.4
24–36 136 32.2
 > 36 34 8.1