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Table 2 Obstetrics related characteristics of the respondent to the effect of PSNP on wasting among children 6–59 months of age in the 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
The age difference between the last two children < 2 years 283 36.8
≥2 years 486 63.2
Breastfeeding status Yes 744 96.7
No 25 3.3
Age to start complementary feeding Immediately after birth 59 7.7
01–06 months 118 15.3
≥6 months 592 77.0
Giving additional/other foods or beverages after delivery Yes 37 4.8
No 732 95.2
Bottle feeding Yes 68 8.8
No 701 91.2
Attending ANC for current child Yes 697 90.6
No 72 9.4
Place of delivery Health institution 654 85.0
Home 115 15.0
Vaccination history Yes 720 93.6
No 49 6.4
Illness in the last 2 weeks Yes 193 25.1
No 576 74.9
Hand washing practice Yes 656 85.3
No 153 14.7