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Table 4 Psychosocial and knowledge 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
Help from fatherYes16335.1
No30164.9
Type of helpBreastfeeding the child (consultation)15092
Other*138
Help from other familyYes15533.4
No30966.6
Breastfeeding knowledgeGood knowledge19942.9
Low knowledge26557.1
  1. * Helping workload in the house, preparing and providing food for the lactating mother