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Table 1 Maternal socio-demographic characteristics (N = 383)

From: Knowledge, attitude and techniques of breastfeeding among Nigerian mothers from a semi-urban community

Variable n %
Religion
 Christianity 275 71.8
 Islam 108 28.2
Education
 Pry 33 8.6
 Secondary 157 41.0
 Tertiary 185 48.3
 MSC 8 2.1
Occupation
 Unemployed 62 16.2
 Private unskilled 157 41.0
 Private skilled 76 19.8
 Public junior 62 16.2
 Public senior 26 6.8
Age (in years)
 ≤ 30 224 58.5
 > 30 159 41.5