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Table 1 Health care practice and morbidity of under-five children in Wukro town, Tigray, North Ethiopia, 2017–2018 (N = 394)

From: Stunting and associated factors among under-five children in Wukro town, Tigray region, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variable Frequency Percent (%)
Child ever taken to health facility Yes 144 36.5%
No 250 63.5%
Diarrhea in the last 2 week Yes 89 22.6%
No 305 77.4
ARI in the last 2 week Yes 55 14.0
No 339 86.0
Fever in the last 2 week Yes 29 7.4
No 365 92.6
Measles in the last 2 week Yes 8 2.0
No 386 98.0
Time of initiation of Breast feeding Within one hour 376 95.4
1-24 hour 17 4.3
After 24 hour 1 .3
Child still taking breast feeding Yes 181 45.9
No 213 54.1
Duration of breast feeding <24 month 108 50.7
>=24 month 105 49.3
Initiation of complementary feeding Before six month 8 2.0
At 6 month 334 84.8
>6 month 19 4.8
Not introduced still now 33 8.4
Materials used for complementary feeding Cup 148 41.0
Bottle 69 19.1
Spoon 143 39.6
Hand 1 0.3
Vitamin A received in the last 6 month Yes 310 78.7
No 84 21.3
Preceding birth interval of baby <=1 year 390 99.0
1-2 year 4 1.0
Number of under five children 1 317 80.5
>=2 77 19.5