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Table 2 Reproductive characteristics of mothers in Debre Tabor, Northwestern Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 297)

From: Early initiation of breastfeeding and colostrum feeding among mothers of children aged less than 24 months in Debre Tabor, northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (N) Percent (%)
Having ANC visit
 Yes 281 94.6
 No 16 3.4
Number of ANC visit (n = 281)
 1 3 1
 2–3 118 39.7
 ≥ 4 160 53.9
Counseled about breast feeding during ANC (n = 281)
 Yes 217 77.2
 No 64 22.8
Place of delivery
 Health institution 287 96.6
 Home 10 3.4
Sex of index child
 Male 158 53.2
 Female 139 46.8
Age of index child
 < 6 100 100
 6–11 118 118
 12–17 47 47
 18–23 32 32