Table 1

Sociodemographics, and child health-related information of the respondents

Variables

Number

%


Age of mothers(n = 756)

(Mean) 24.3 ± 5.7 yrs.

<20

165

21.8

20-29

438

57.9

30-39

138

18.3

40-49

15

2.0

Number of child

(Mean) 2.5 ± 1.9

Age of child (n = 756)

(Mean) 12.1 ± 6.7 months

0-5 months

169

22.4

6-11 months

173

22.9

12-18 months

270

35.7

19-23 months

144

19.0

Gender of child (n = 756)

boy

383

50.9

girl

370

49.1

Birth order of the child (participants) (n = 756)

1-2

468

61.9

3+

288

38.1

Years of school attendance of mothers(n = 756)

(Mean) 5.8 ± 3.6 yrs.

no formal education

76

10.1

primary school (1-6 yrs)

264

34.9

secondary school (7-12 yrs)

311

41.1

higher education (≥13 yrs)

105

13.9

Mother's occupation (n = 756)

housewife

675

89.3

Number of family per household

(Mean) 6.8 ± 3.3

Average monthly income (in USD)(n = 744) (Median)800 (= 58.0 USD) [IQR:500-1300]

<500 (<36.3 USD)

137

18.5

500-799(36.3-58.0 USD)

170

22.8

800-1299(58.0-94.3 USD)

248

33.3

≥1300(≥94.3 USD)

189

25.4

Distance to the nearest health facilities (n = 756)

<30 minutes on foot

379

50.1

≥30 minutes on foot

219

29.0

Not walking distance (by vehicle, motorbike etc.)

158

20.9

Child stunting (<-2HAZ)(n = 754)

<-2HAZ

227

30.1

≥-2HAZ

527

69.9

Child underweight (<-WAZ)(n = 755)

<-2WAZ

78

10.3

≥-2WAZ

677

89.7

Child wasting (<-WHZ)(n = 754)

<-2WHZ

37

5.0

≥-2WHZ

717

95.0

Had symptoms of diarrhea (target child)b

yes

129

17.1

Had symptoms of respiratory disease (target child)b

yes

524

69.3

Had experience of child death before

yes

128

16.9

Participated in health education before

yes

286

37.8

Proportion of medical cost to monthly income (Median) 10.0% [IQR:4.2-23.7]


a1 USD = 13.77 Cordobas (2002)

b within the last 14 days prior to this study

Sakisaka et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:10   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-10

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