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Table 3 maternal/caregiver knowledge on child feeding and household level related characteristics of children aged 6–23 months, 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 (%)
Maternal knowledge of IYCF
 Knowledgeable 253 58.8
 Not knowledgeable 177 41.2
Family size
  > 5 138 32.1
  < =5 292 67.9
No of under-five children within a household
 Two and above 150 34.9
 One 280 65.1
Media exposure
 Unsatisfactory 290 67.4
 Satisfactory 140 32.6
Mother participation in household decision
 Mother not involved 146 34.0
 Mother involved 284 66.0
Wealth index
 Low 146 34
 Middle 142 33
 High 142 33