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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the under-five studied children living in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in children under the age of 5 years attending the Debre Birhan referral hospital, North Shoa, Ethiopia

Characteristics Category Numbers Percentage
Sex
 Female 129 52.2
 Male 118 47.8
Age in year
 ≤ 2 78 31.6
 2–3 68 27.5
 3–5 101 40.9
Monthly income of parents
 < 1000 Ethiopian Birr 65 26.3
 1000–2000 Birr 102 41.3
 > 2000 Birr 80 32.4
Maternal education
 Illiterate 69 27.9
 Primary 96 38.9
 Secondary and above 82 33.2