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Research Article

Mothers’ and Caregivers’ Knowledge and Experience of Neonatal Danger Signs: A Cross-Sectional Survey in Saudi Arabia

Table 1

Participants’ characteristics (N=1428).

VariablesFrequency (%)

Participants/Mother’s Age (in years)
18-25327 (22.9)
26-30411 (28.8)
31-40587 (41.1)
40-50102 (7.2)
Neonate’s age (in months)
1-6596 (42.1)
7-12489 (34.5)
13-18145 (10.2)
19-24187 (13.2)
Neonate relationship with the participant
Mother1397 (97.8)
Health caregiver31 (2.2)
Neonate’s gender (Female)727 (51.7)
Area of residence (inside Riyadh)1298 (90.9)
Riyadh region
Central239 (16.7)
West238 (16.7)
East521 (36.5)
South192 (13.4)
North238 (16.7)
Level of education
Illiterate152 (10.6)
Primary school87 (6.1)
Middle School188 (13.2)
Secondary School533 (37.3)
Bachelor430 (30.1)
Higher Education38 (2.7)
Participants' monthly income (Saudi Riyals)
0-5000557 (49.6)
6000-10000432 (38.5)
10000 and above134 (11.9)
Occupation
Government170 (11.9)
Private Sector66 (4.6)
Unemployed1192 (83.5)
Number of children
1-3881 (62.4)
4-5387 (27.4)
≥6145 (10.3)

Data is missing in participants’ income for n=305, in neonate’s gender for 21, and in neonate’s age for 10.

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