Skip to main content

Table 3 Characteristics of children aged 6 to 23 months in Ethiopia, EDHS 2016

From: Effect of intimate partner violence of women on minimum acceptable diet of children aged 6–23 months in Ethiopia: evidence from 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey

VariablesIntimate partner violenceTotal
Birth orderYes
N (%)
No
N (%)
N (%)
First70 (17)160 (18)230 (18)
Second56 (13)160 (18)216 (17)
Third49 (12)144 (16)192 (15)
Fourth50 (12)115 (13)164 (13)
Fifth44 (10)88 (10)131 (10)
6th and above153 (36)221 (25)374 (29)
Twin
 No411 (98)843 (95)1254 (96)
 Yes10 (2)43 (5)53 (4)
Sex of child
 Male213 (51)403 (46)616 (47)
 Female208 (49)483 (54)691 (53)
Birth interval
 First birth70 (17)164 (19)234 (18)
 Less than two years66 (16)139 (16)205 (16)
 2 to 5 years232 (55)441 (50)674 (52)
 More than 5 years53 (13)141 (16)194 (15)
Child age in months
 6 to 11 months120 (28)313 (35)433 (33)
 12–17 months167 (40)319 (36)486 (37)
 18–23 months134 (32)254 (29)388 (30)
Mother had ANC during pregnancy of the child
 No167 (40)334 (38)501 (38)
 Yes254 (60)552 (62)806 (62)
Duration of breastfeeding
 Ever breast fed63 (15)134 (15)197 (15)
 Never breast fed7 (2)42 (5)49 (4)
 Still breast feed351 (83)710 (80)1061 (81)
Wanted status of child during pregnancy
 Wanted during pregnancy295 (70)676 (76)970 (74)
 Wanted later81 (19)137 (15)218 (17)
 Not wanted45 (11)73 (8)118 (9)
Child delivered in a health facility
 No292 (69)541 (61)833 (64)
 Yes129 (31)345 (39)474 (36)
Size at birth
 Above average154 (37)277 (31)430 (33)
 Average153 (36)383 (43)536 (41)
 Below average114 (27)227 (25.58)341 (26.07)
Index to birth history
 Last birth402 (96)845 (95)1247 (95)
 Not last birth19 (4)41 (5)60 (5)