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Table 2 Obstetric history and health service-related factors of mothers having children aged 6–24 months from Burao town, Somaliland, 2019 (n = 464)

From: Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and its associated factors among children age 6-24 months in Burao district, Somaliland

VariableCategoryFrequencyPercentage
Age of the mother at first marriage15–2441589.4
25–344910.6
Age of the mother in first delivery15–2435576.5
25–3410923.5
Parity114531.2
212526.9
3 and above19441.8
ANC visitYes33572.2
No12927.8
Number of ANC visitsLess than 47723
4 and above25877
Receiving information during ANC about exclusive breastfeedingYes24673.4
No4312.8
I do not remember4613.7
Place of delivery of the babyHome12627.1
Health facility33872.9
Assistant of home deliveryTTBA9373.8
TBA3326.2
Postnatal careYes37079.7
No9420.3
Vaccination of the childYes45497.8
No102.2
Do not know14831.9
Screened for HIVYes38783.4
No7716.6