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Table 3 Attitude of mothers towards exclusive breastfeeding, Aysaita woreda, Afar region, 2015

From: Level of exclusive breastfeeding practice in remote and pastoralist community, Aysaita woreda, Afar, Ethiopia

Variables Categories n %
Giving breast milk immediately after birth is important Strongly agree 458 74.1
Agree 88 14.2
Disagree 67 10.8
Strongly Disagree 5 .8
Discarding the colostrum before giving breast milk is not important Strongly Agree 232 37.5
Agree 219 35.4
Disagree 148 23.9
Strongly disagree 19 3.1
Starting complementary food at age of 4 month or before is important Strongly Agree 7 1.1
Agree 36 5.8
Disagree 218 35.3
Strongly disagree 356 57.6