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Table 1 General and social demographic characteristics of the mothers /care givers

From: Mothers’ knowledge and attitudes regarding child feeding recommendations, complementary feeding practices and determinants of adequate diet

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age
 <  30 years 150 75
 ≥ 30 years 50 15
Marital status
 Married 192 96.0
 Not married 8 4.0
Educational level
 No education 98 49.0
 Low level education 41 20.5
 High level education 61 30.5
Religion
 Christianity 154 77.0
 Muslim 38 19.0
 Traditionalist 8 4.0
Employment Status of the mother
 Employed 146 73.0
 Unemployed 54 27.0
Child’s father earns adequate income for family upkeep
 Yes 129 64.5
 No 71 35.5