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Research Article

Knowledge about Neonatal Danger Signs and Associated Factors among Mothers Attending Immunization Clinic at Arba Minch General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristic of mothers (n=345) of under-12-month-old children visiting Arba Minch General Hospital for immunization services, Southern Ethiopia, 2018.

VariableCategory Frequency (%)

Mothers age15-2470 (20.3)
25-34159 (46.1)
35-44116 (33.6)

ReligionOrthodox126 (36.5)
Protestant156 (45.2)
Muslim57 (16.5)
Catholic6 (1.7)

EthnicityGamo137 (39.7)
Gofa59 (17.1)
Zeise23 (6.7)
Wolayta37 (10.7)
Amhara40 (11.6)
Oromo17 (4.9)
Others32 (9.3)

Marital statusMarried337 (97.7)
Divorced/separated4 (1.2)
Widowed4 (1.2)

Mother’s educational statusNo formal education46 (13.3)
Primary122 (35.4)
Secondary91 (26.4)
Above secondary86 (24.9)

Mother’s main occupationHousewife142 (41.2)
Government employee91 (26.4)
Private employee30 (8.7)
Merchant51 (14.8)
others31 (9.0)

Father’s educational statusNo formal education34 (9.9)
Primary79 (22.9)
Secondary83 (24.1)
Above secondary149 (43.2)

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