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Table 2 knowledge and attitude of mothers/caregivers towards GMP service utilization in Legambo district, South Wollo zone, Northern Ethiopia, 2020

From: Determinants of growth monitoring and promotion service utilization among children 0–23 months of age in northern Ethiopia: unmatched case-control study

Variable Case: n = 89 (%) Control: n = 269 (%)
Heard about GMP Yes 87 (97.8) 194 (72.1)
No 2 (2.1) 75 (20.9)
Know the age groups for GMP Yes 77 (86.5) 193 (75.4)
No 12 (3.4) 76 (21.2)
Know the starting time for GMP Yes 73 (82) 183 (68)
No 16 (18) 86 (32)
Know interval between GMP Yes 82 (92.1) 175 (65.1)
No 7 (7.9) 94 (34.9)
Know who to perform GMP Yes 84 (94.4) 182 (67.7)
No 5 (5.6) 87 (32.3)
Know place of GMP services Yes 85 (95.5) 191 (71)
No 4 (4.5) 78 (29)
GMP service has a benefit for the child Yes 88 (98.9) 222 (82.5)
No 1 (1.1) 47 (17.5)
Know when the growth chart is flattening Yes 70 (78.7) 135 (50.2)
No 19 (21.3) 134 (49.8)
Know when the growth chart is rising Yes 70 (78.7) 134 (49.8)
No 19 (21.3) 135 (50.2)
Know when the growth chart is falling Yes 70 (78.7) 133 (49.4)
No 19 (21.3) 136 (50.6)
Knowledge Good 72 (80.9) 133 (49.4)
Poor 17 (19.1) 136 (30.6)
Attitude Favorable 74 (83.1) 129 (48)
Unfavorable 15 (16.9) 140 (52)