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Table 4 Additional criteria to assess infant and young child feeding 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 (%)
Received colostrum (0–23 months)
 Yes 347 84
 No 65 16
Prelacteal fed (0–4 months)
 Yes 60 15
 No 352 85
On breastfeeding during the time of data collection (0–23 months)
 Yes 386 94
 No 26 6
On breastfed in the last24hours (0–23 months)
 Yes 381 93
 No 31 7
Frequency of breastfeeding/24 h (0–23 months) (n = 381)
  ≥ 8 times (on demand) 317 83
  < 8times 64 17
Time of initiation of complementary food (6–23 months) (278)
 Before 6 month 23 8
 At 6 month 217 78
 After 6 month 38 14