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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents by residence

From: Prevalence and predictors of exclusive breastfeeding among women in Kilimanjaro region, Northern Tanzania: a population based cross-sectional study

Variable (mean ± SD or %) Urban Rural Total
  n = 141 n = 483 n = 624
Mothers
Mothers age 26.2 ± 5.3 28.5 ± 7.5 28 ± 7.1
Mothers years of education 7.7 ± 2.0 7.0 ± 2.2 7.1 ± 2.2
Number of children 2.0 ± 1.1 3.1 ± 2.1 2.8 ± 1.9
Alcohol intake (n = 620) 19.1% (27) 44.7% (216) 38.9% (243)
Partners**
Fathers age (n = 590) 31.9 ± 6.5 35.0 ± 11.7 34 ± 10.5
Years of education (n = 605) 8.4 ± 2.6 7.8 ± 2.2 7.9 ± 2.4
  1. **Variable with missing information.
  2. SD standard deviation.