International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Child Night Blindness and Bitot’s Spots Are Public Health Problems in Lay Armachiho District, Central Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic and economic characteristics among children aged 24-59 months in Lay Armachiho District, Central Gondar Zone, northwest Ethiopia, 2019.

VariablesFrequencyPercent (%)

Age of children (in months)24-3529529.3
36-4732832.6
48-5938438.1
Sex of childrenMale50850.4
Female49949.6
Birth interval<341441.1
≥359358.9
Age of mother (in years)<20343.4
20-3478477.8
35-4918918.8
ReligionOrthodox Christians99098.3
Muslim171.7
EthnicityKimant98597.8
Amhara222.2
Mother’s educational statusIlliterate63663.2
Literate37136.8
Father’s educational statusIlliterate63262.8
Literate37532.2
Mother’s occupationHousewife98597.8
Government employee40.4
Others181.8
Father’s occupationFarmer94794.6
Government employee535.3
Others70.1
Marital status of the motherMarried98998.2
Unmarried20.2
Separated60.6
Divorced70.7
Widowed30.3
Number of children in the family<435935.7
≥464864.3
Wealth indexPoor34133.9
Medium32732.4
Rich33933.7