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Table 1 Socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of households with children 6–35 month age, Ethiopia

From: Dietary zinc intake and its determinants among Ethiopian children 6–35 months of age

Socioeconomic and demographic characteristics n Percent
Household head level of education 4954  
 No education   34.4
 Can read and write   8.6
 Primary, 1st cycle   11.8
 Primary, 2nd cycle   20.9
 High school   17.3
 Tertiary level   6.9
Head of household employment 4904  
 Self employed   77.1
 Employed   8.8
 Public service worker   4.7
 Unpaid family worker   1.3
 Other   8.1
Women’s relationship to child 7640  
 Biological Mother   95.0
 Caregiver   5.0
Mother’s/women caregiver’s employment 7636  
 Self employed   43.8
 Employed   2.8
 Public service worker   1.4
 Unpaid family worker   43.1
 Other   9.0
Mother’s/women’s caregiver’s level of education 7835  
 No education   58.7
 Can read and write   2.8
 Primary, 1st cycle   10.6
 Primary, 2nd cycle   12.2
 High School   11.4
 Other   4.3
Wealth index 7906  
 Poorest   23.1
 Second   20.4
 Middle   19.2
 Fourth   18.0
 Richest   19.3