Table 1

Socio–demographic characteristics of mothers and child Ambo Woreda Ethiopia, January, 2011
Variable Frequency Percent
Educational status
 Illiterate 257 47.9
 Primary 201 37.5
 Secondary and above 78 14.6
Marital status
 Unmarried 29 5.4
 Married 472 88.1
 Divorced 18 3.4
 Widowed 17 3.2
Occupation
 House wife 104 19.4
 Gov. Employee 50 9.3
 Merchant 65 12.1
 Daily labourer 77 14.4
 Farmer 240 44.8
Ethnicity
 Oromo 507 94.6
 Amhara 29 5.4
Religion
 Orthodox 331 61.8
 Protestant 160 29.9
 Other 45 8.4
Mothers
 <20 59 11.0
 21-30 351 65.5
 31-40 114 21.3
 40-50 12 2.2
Sex of child
 Male 274 51.1
 Female 262 48.9
Child’s place of delivery
 Home 344 64.2
 Health institution 192 35.8

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