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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of mothers and their neonates in the rural Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Postnatal home visits by health extension workers in rural areas of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study design

VariablesFrequencyPercentage
Current maternal age
 18–2424534.8
 25–2918326.0
 30–3925035.4
 40–49273.8
Maternal education
 No education28440.3
 Primary education25035.5
 Secondary education and above17124.2
Marital status
 Married and/ live together64791.8
 Divorced/separated/widowed588.2
Sex of newborn
 Male35750.6
 Female34849.4
Children ever born
 116323.1
 216723.7
 311316
  + 426237.2
Distance to nearest health facility (one way)
  < 30 min50171.1
 30 min to < 1 h.16022.7
  > =1 h446.2