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Table 2 Child feeding practices of households (n = 367) in Hadaleala District, Afar Region, Northeast Ethiopia, May, 2015

From: Child feeding practices and diarrheal disease among children less than two years of age of the nomadic people in Hadaleala District, Afar Region, Northeast Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Children who ate uncooked food (n = 259) 131 50.6
Children who ate cooked foods immediately (n = 259) 191 73.8
Children who received rotavirus vaccination (n = 367) 115 31.3
Mothers who washed their hands before food preparation and feeding the child with only water (n = 367) 208 56.7
Mothers who washed their hands before food preparation and feeding the child with soap (n = 367) 159 43.3
Drinking water sources (n = 367)   
 Protected 119 32.4
 Unprotected 248 67.6