Table 1: Characteristics of mothers in the study.

Mothers’ characteristicsEmployed UnemployedTotal
No.%No.%No.%

Employment status429100.0
 Full time 3517.10358.2
 Part time17082.9017034.6
 Unemployed0224100.022452.2
Maternal age at childbirth (years)
 Under 258039.010647.318643.4
 25–29 7335.66830.414132.9
 30–45 5225.45022.310223.8
Mother’s highest completed education
 Primary5528.18337.913833.3*
 Secondary7839.89141.616940.7*
 Tertiary6332.14510.510826.0*
 Not disclosed9514
Family status
 Single parent2914.75023.87919.4**
 Two parents 16885.316076.232880.6**
 Not disclosed81422

*P < 0.02; **P < 0.03.