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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers having infants less than 6 months old, in Addis Ababa city, Ethiopia, 2020 (N = 494)

From: Formula feeding practice and associated factors among mothers with infants 0–6 months of age in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Category Frequency (N = 494) Percent (%)
Age (years) <25 64 13.0
25–34 297 60.1
≥35 133 26.9
Educational status Primary 77 15.6
Secondary 112 22.7
Certificate/diploma 141 28.5
Degree and above 164 33.2
Occupational status House wife 198 40.1
Private employee 169 34.2
Government employee 110 22.3
Othersa 17 3.4
Current marital Status Married 475 96.2
Single/Divorced 19 3.8
  1. Note: aStudent and unemployed