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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents at Nifasilk Lafto sub-city, Addis Ababa; January 2020

From: Child Caregiver’s healthcare seeking behavior and its determinants for common childhood illnesses in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a community-based study

variables (N = 834) Number Percent (%)
Age of respondents (In years)
 18–25 200 24.0
 26–34 453 54.3
 35–43 151 18.1
  > 44 30 3.6
Relationship to the sick child
 Mother 798 95.7
 Others a 36 4.3
Educational Level
 No formal education 189 22.7
 Grade 1–4 229 27.5
 Grade 5–8 227 27.2
 Grade 9 and above 189 22.7
Knowledge of childhood illness
 Poor 323 38.7
 Optimal 511 61.3
Current marital status
 Not currently married 66 7.9
 Currently married 768 92.1
Religion
 Orthodox 483 58.1
 Muslim 202 24.3
 Otherb 147 18.6
Number of live children
 One 325 39.0
 Two and above 509 61.0
Number of under 5 children
 One 469 56.2
 Two and above 365 43.8
Distance to HC (in time)
 Less than10 Min 246 31.5
 11–20 Min 278 35.5
 20 Min and above 258 33.0
  1. aOthers includes grandmother, father, and sister b includes protestant and catholic