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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Infant feeding modalities addressed in two different ways in Eastern Uganda

Socio-economic indices n %
Urban/rural status
   Mbale Municipality (urban) 19 63
   Bungokho (rural) 11 37
Mother's age
   24 years and less 15 50
   25 years and above 14 47
Education
   Not attended 3 10
   3-6 years in primary 13 43
   Finished P7 and above 14 47
Marital status
   Married/cohabiting 23 77
   Single 7 23
Parity
   1(index infant) 7 23
   2 to 3 8 27
   4 and above 15 50
Items in working condition
   Radio 14 47
   Lantern 14 47
   Bicycle 7 23
   Phone/mobile phone 5 17
   Cupboard 3 10
   Animals 4 13
   Motor cycle/scooter/truck 2 7
Number of pair of shoes
   1-2 25 83
   3-4 5 17
Number of foam matresses
   0-1 13 43
   2 13 43
   3-5 4 13
  1. Baseline characteristics and socio-economic assets among 30 Eastern Ugandan mothers