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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of pre-school children, Debre Markos, North Ethiopia, 2015

From: Nasal colonization and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcus aureus among pre-school children in Ethiopia

Demographic characteristics (n = 400) No (%)
Sex of child
 Male 160 (40.0)
 Female 240 (60.0)
Age of child (years)
 ≤ 4 169 (42.3)
 > 4 231 (57.8)
Younger sibling
 0 240 (60.0)
 1–3 160 (40.0)
Older sibling
 0 136 (34.0)
 1–3 264 (66.0)
Educational status of mother
 Unable to read & write 32 (8.0)
 Primary education 72 (18.0)
 Secondary education 152 (38.0)
 College & above 144 (36.0)
Household monthly incomea
 400–2000 112 (28.0)
 2001–5000 220 (55.0)
 5001–16,667 68 (17.0)
  1. aEthiopian Birr