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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Magnitude and factors associated with appropriate complementary feeding among children 6–23 months in Northern Ghana

Characteristics Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Religion of respondent
 Christianity 360 46.3
 Islam 375 48.2
 African traditional religion (ATR) 35 4.5
 Other 8 1.0
Marital status
 Single 11 1.4
 Married 762 97.9
 Widow 3 0.4
 Separated 2 0.3
Educational level of mothers
 None 543 69.8
 Primary 115 14.8
 Junior High School (JHS) 101 13.0
 Senior High School (SHS) 18 2.3
 Tertiary 1 0.1
Age Groups of mothers (years)
 Under 18 11 1.4
 18–35 664 85.3
 More than 35 103 13.2