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Research Article

Food Safety Practice and Its Associated Factors among Mothers in Debarq Town, Northwest Ethiopia: Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic information of study participants in Debarq town, northwest Ethiopia, March – April 2018.

Sociodemographic variables Frequency (n) Percent (%)

Age
 18-31 years11427.0
 32 – 40 years11827.9
 41-48 years8921.0
 49-80 years10224.1
Educational status
 Cannot read or write17240.7
 Primary education9622.7
 Secondary education8419.9
 College or University7116.8
Marital status
 Single6515.4
 Married24257.2
 Divorced5713.5
 Widowed5913.9
Average monthly income
 200-80011126.2
 801-110010324.3
 1101-214510424.6
 >214510524.8
Religion
 Christian33378.7
 Muslim9021.3
Ethnicity
 Amhara39192.4
 Qimant215.0
 Others112.6
Family size
 2-531073.3
 >511326.7
Ever heard about food safety
 Yes33378.7
 No9021.3
Ever attended food safety training
 Yes14233.6
 No28166.4
Attended food safety training in the past two years (n=142)
 Yes9121.5
 No33278.5

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