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Table 4 Demographic and health characteristics of the indexed children in Bahir Dar City, Amara region, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Prevalence of diarrhea and associated factors among under-five children in Bahir Dar city, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016: a cross-sectional study

Name of variables Category Frequency(n = 498) Percent
Age of Child (in month) Eleven month and less 145 29.1
12–23 152 30.5
23–34 98 19.7
Greater than 35 103 20.7
Sex of Child Male 268 53.8
Female 230 46.2
Duration of Breast Feeding Less than 24 months 403 76.5
Greater than or equal to24 months 95 23.5
Current Breast Feeding Status Exclusive Breast Feeding 83 16.7
Partial Breast Feeding 289 58.0
No Breast Feeding 126 25.3
Age at complementary Feeding Less than Six Month 94 18.8
At Six Month 355 71.2
Greater than Six month 49 10
Measles Vaccine(n498) Yes 484 97.1
No 14 2.9
Rota Virus Vaccine(n = 498) Yes 484 97.1
No 14 2.9
Prevalence of Diarrhea Yes 72 14.5
No 426 85.5
Mean age of children in months 21.07 ± 14.4SD