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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of mothers/caregivers and under five children are in Dangila town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015

From: Level of modern health care seeking behaviors among mothers having under five children in Dangila town, north West Ethiopia, 2016: a cross sectional study

Variable Response Frequency (N = 273) Percent (%)
Age of mothers/caregivers < 25 years 55 20.1
25–29 years 102 37.4
30–34 years 65 23.8
≥35 years 51 18.7
Age of child ≤1 years 83 30.4
> 1–5 years 190 69.6
Sex of children Male 127 46.5
Female 146 53.5
Marital status of mothers. Married 220 80.6
Divorced 43 15.8
Widowed 10 3.7
Religion of Mothers/care givers. Orthodox 220 80.6
Muslim 53 19.4
Ethnicity of mothers/ caregivers Amhara 173 63.4
Othersa 100 36.6
Educational status Unable to Write and read. 66 24.2
Read and write 37 13.6
Primary school 40 14.7
Secondary school 58 21.2
College and above 72 26.4
Occupation of mothers/ care givers. House wife 134 49.1
Government work 48 17.6
Merchants 62 22.7
Labor worker 29 10.6
Monthly income. ≤500 3 1.1
501–1000 54 19.8
1001–1500 56 20.5
1501–2000 61 22.3
> 2000 99 36.3
Family members ≤5 249 91.2
> 5 24 8.8
Number of under five children 1 229 83.9
>  2 44 16.1
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