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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers attending well baby clinic at Nakuru Central District (N = 414)

From: Knowledge of neonatal danger signs among mothers attending well baby clinic in Nakuru Central District, Kenya: cross sectional descriptive study

Characteristics N %
Age of the mother (years)
 Less than 18 6 1.4
 18–35 360 87.0
 36–45 48 11.6
Marital status
 Single 47 11.4
 Married 362 87.4
 Divorced/separated 5 1.2
Parity
 1 155 37.4
 2–4 238 57.5
 5+ 21 5.1
Accompanied by spouse to ANC 176 42.5
Level of education
 None 21 5.0
 Primary school 134 32.0
 Secondary school 136 33.0
 Middle level college 87 21.0
 University 36 9.0
Access to mobile telephone 385 93.0
Ownership of accessible mobile telephone
 Personal 384 93.0
 Family 12 3.0
 Others 18 4.0
  1. ANC antenatal clinic