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Table 1 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of respondents, Holeta Town, Central Ethiopia, 2016

From: Intention, magnitude and factors associated with bottle feeding among mothers of 0–23 months old children in Holeta town, Central Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Residence Urban 275 65.8
Rural 143 34.2
Role of respondents Mother 373 89.2
Care givers 45 10.8
Age of mother (in years) 15–24 115 27.5
25–34 202 48.3
> = 35 101 24.2
Sex of infant/child Female 217 51.9
Male 201 48.1
Age of child (in month) 0–5 111 26.5
6–11 104 24.9
12–23 203 48.6
Religion Orthodox 229 54.8
Protestant 131 31.3
Muslim 58 13.9
Ethnicity Oromo 271 64.8
Amhara 83 19.9
Gurage 45 10.7
Others 19 4.6
Marital status Married 384 91.9
Single 8 1.9
Others 26 6.2
Educational status of mother No formal education 121 28.9
Primary 194 46.4
Secondary 77 18.4
Above secondary 26 6.2
Occupational status of mother Housewife 233 55.7
Merchant/private Job 104 24.9
Employed 54 12.9
Others 27 6.5
Educational status of husband No formal education 22 5.1
Primary 170 40.7
Secondary 140 33.5
Above secondary 53 12.7
Number of under 5 One 91 21.8
Two 263 62.9
Three 64 15.3
House hold income (Ethiopian Birr) <500 60 14.4
500–999 115 27.5
1000–1499 57 13.6
> = 1500 186 44.5