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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of under-five children/mother/guardian in Woreta Health Center, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 310)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with intestinal parasites among under-five children attending Woreta Health Center, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 152 49.0
 Female 158 51.0
Age
 < 6 months 26 8.4
 6 month- 11 month 50 16.1
 12–23 months 63 20.3
 24–59 months 171 55.2
Family Residence
 Urban 166 53.5
 Rural 144 46.5
Religion of mother/guardian
 Orthodox 285 91.9
 Muslim 25 8.1
 Ethnicity of mother/guardian   
 Amhara 250 80.6
 Tigrie 60 19.4
Occupation of mother/guardian
 Government 71 22.9
 Housewife 121 39
 Merchant 72 23.2
 Farmer 46 14.8
Mother/guardian educational back ground
 Unable to read and writing 79 25.48
 Able to read and writing 69 22.3
 Grade 1–8 68 21.9
 Grade 9–12 32 10.3
 Certified and above 62 20
Monthly family income
  < 1000 Et Birr 67 21.6
 2000–3000 Et Birr 152 49
  > 3000 Et Birr 91 29.4