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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of indexed children for this study to assess IYCF practice in Slum areas of Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia, June 2016

From: Infant and young child feeding practice among mothers with 0–24 months old children in Slum areas of Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (n = 412) Percentage
Sex of the child
 Male 222 54
 Female 190 46
Age of the child (months)
 0–6 134 33
  > 6–24 278 67
The child lives with
 Both biological parents 397 96
 The mother only 11 3
 Grandmother 4 1
Caregiver to the child
 The mother only 281 68
 Mother and servant 64 16
 Both biological parents 53 13
 Grandmother 14 3