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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of the respondent to the effect of PSNP on wasting among children 06–59 months of age in selected Woredas of South Gondar Zone Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 769)

From: The effect of productive SafetyNet program on wasting among under-five children in the rural community of South Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Categories Frequency Percent
Current maternal age (completed years) 15–19 12 1.6
20–24 76 9.9
25–29 267 34.7
30–34 252 32.8
35–39 107 13.9
40–44 55 7.2
45–49 09 1.2
Household head Husband/brothera 734 95.4
Wife/Sistera 35 4.6
Enrolled in the PSNP Yes 195 25.4
No 574 74.6
Marital status Single 59 7.7
Married 630 81.9
Separated 80 10.4
Respondent’s educational status unable to read and write 591 76.9
able to read and write 178 23.1
Husband’s educational status unable to read and write 427 55.5
able to read and write 314 40.8
primary education and above 28 3.7
Respondent’s occupation Housewife 385 50.0
Daily labourer 35 4.6
Farmer 349 45.4
Husband’s occupation Daily labourer 36 4.7
Farmer 733 95.3
  1. athis brother or sister is for orphanage children; these children caregivers will be married or not