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Table 2 Maternal health service related and obstetric characteristics (n = 579), Sorro District, Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia, Aug 2015

From: Prevalence and associated factors of non-exclusive breastfeeding of infants during the first six months in rural area of Sorro District, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Number Percent
Antenatal care Yes 363 62.7
No 216 37.3
No of antenatal visits (n = 363) one 98 27.0
two up to three 204 56.2
four and above 58 16.0
Don’t know 3 0.8
Counseled on breastfeeding during antenatal visits (n = 363) Yes 284 78.2
No 79 21.8
Place of delivery Home 481 83.1
Health facility 98 16.9
Delivery assistant Traditional birth attendant 441 76.2
Health professional 96 16.6
Otherɍ 42 7.3
Mode of delivery Vaginally 577 99.7
Caesarean section 2 0.3
Received postnatal care Yes 367 63.4
No 212 36.6
Counseled on breastfeeding during postnatal visit (n = 367) Yes 332 90.5
No 35 9.5
  1. The symbol "ɍ" stands for or to mean Relative, friend, neighbor and by mother herself