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Table 4 IYCF indicators, Aysaita woreda, Afar region, 2015

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

Variables Categories EBF n %
Exclusive breastfeeding (% n) 0–1 months Yes 49 62.80
No 29 37.20
2–3 months Yes 127 62.90
No 75 37.10
0–3 months Yes 176 62.90
No 104 37.10
4–5 months Yes 148 60.40
No 97 39.60
5–6 months Yes 16 17.2
No 77 82.8
<  6 months Yes 340 55.00
No 278 45.00
Predominant breastfeeding Yes 120 19.4
Early initiation of breastfeeding Yes 496 80.30
Children ever breastfed Yes 605 97.90
Prelacteal feeding Yes 225 36.40