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Table 2 Maternal and child healthcare-related characteristics of children aged 6–23 month, Goncha, Northwest Ethiopia, 2020 (n = 430)

From: Minimum acceptable diet practice and its associated factors among children aged 6–23 months in rural communities of Goncha district, north West Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency(n) Percentage (%)
Antenatal service
 Fourth and above visit 181 42.1
 One to three visit 117 27.2
 No visit 132 30.7
Place of delivery
 Home 260 60.5
 Health facility 170 39.5
Post natal care
 Within 7 day 44 10.2
 After 7 days 124 28.9
 No visit 262 60.9
Pre lacteal feeding
 Yes 207 48.1
 No 223 51.9
Vaccination status
 Vaccinated/started 317 73.7
 Not started 113 26.3
first, breastfeed for a child
 Within 1 h 156 36.3
 After 1 h 274 63.7
Current Brest feeding status
 Breastfeeding 426 99.1
 Not breastfeeding 4 .9
Time of starting complementary food
 Before 6 months after delivery 87 20.2
 At 6 months 147 34.2
 After 6 months 148 34.4
 I do not know 48 11.2
Growth monitoring and promotion service
 No 341 79.3
 Yes 89 20.7