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Table 2 Characteristics of study respondents enrolled in the study

From: Perception of donor breast milk and determinants of its acceptability among mothers in a developing community: a cross-sectional multi-center study in south-east Nigeria

Characteristics Variables Number Percentage
   (n) (%)
Respondents age (n = 1235) <  20 years 68 6
20–29 years 509 41
30–39 years 519 42
≥ 40 years 139 11
Respondents education (n = 1134) Primary education or less 60 5
Completed secondary 362 32
Post-secondary 712 63
Respondents occupation (n = 1157) Unemployed 294 25
Unskilled or low earners 264 23
Semi-skilled or middle earners 403 35
Skilled or high earners 196 17
Socio-economic class (n = 1040) Low 120 12
Middle 205 20
High 715 68
Respondents religion (n = 1194) Christianity 1173 98
Islam 15 1.5
Traditional 4 0.3
Others 2 0.1
Respondents tribe (n = 1170) Igbo 1099 94
Hausa 14 1
Yoruba 30 3
Others 27 3
Marital status (n = 1162) Married 1107 95
Single 55 5
Spouses age (n = 1040) <  30 years 290 24
30–39 years 507 41
40–49 years 358 29
≥ 50 years 80 6
Spousal education (n = 1062) Completed primary or less 87 8
Completed secondary 363 34
Post-secondary 612 58