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Table 2 Child and mother health care related characteristics of children aged between 6 and 23 months, Dembecha, North-West Ethiopia, 2018

From: Uptake of minimum acceptable diet among children aged 6–23 months in orthodox religion followers during fasting season in rural area, DEMBECHA, north West Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency(n) Percentage (%)
Antenatal service
 Fourth and above times 292 58.2
 One to three times 199 39.62
 No follow up 11 2.2
Place of delivery
 Health facility 407 81.1
 Home 95 18.9
Post natal care
 No follow up 317 63.1
 Within three to six days 37 7.4
Growth monitoring and promotion service
 No 356 70.9
 Yes 146 29.1
Children vaccination status
 Finished 381 75.9
 Started 121 24.1
Current breast feeding status
 Breast feeding 497 99.0
 Non breast feeding 5 1.0
Time of starting complementary food
 After six months 226 45.0
 At six months 214 42.6
 Before six months 62 12.4