International Journal of Pediatrics / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Feeding Practice during Diarrheal Episode among Children Aged between 6 to 23 Months in Mirab Abaya District, Gamo Gofa Zone, Southern Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics for the parent of study participant in Mirab Abaya district, Gamo Gofa Zone, SNNPR, March 2016.

Variable NumberPercent

Sex
 Male27942.2
 Female38257.8
Age in month
 6 - 1227241.1
 12 - 1829945.2
 18 - 249013.6
Number of under 5 year children
 One43165.2
 Two23034.8
Religion
 Protestant52980.0
 Orthodox13220.0
Maternal age in year
 20 - 2940961.9
 30 – 3925238.1
Ethnicity
 Gamo36354.9
 Wolayta29845.1
Marital status
 Married65098.3
 Single60.9
 Divorced30.5
 Widowed20.3
Maternal occupation
 Government worker7811.8
 Student558.3
 House wife52879.9
Maternal educational status
 No formal education16324.7
 Grade 1 - 413620.6
 Grade 5 - 815924.1
 Grade 9 an above20330.7

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