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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of the study subjects attending PMTCT and ART clinics in Gondar town health institutions from January to May, 2011

From: Infant feeding practice and associated factors of HIV positive mothers attending prevention of mother to child transmission and antiretroviral therapy clinics in Gondar Town health institutions, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (%)
Age of mother 18-24 34 16.3
  25-29 88 42.1
  30-34 58 27.8
  35+ 29 13.8
Religion Orthodox 189 90.4
  Muslim 20 9.6
Residence Urban 200 95.7
  Rural 9 4.3
Marital status Married 165 78.9
  Single 44 21.1
Educational status No formal education 100 47.8
  Primary education 56 26.8
  Secondary and above 53 25.4
Occupational status Housewife 121 57.9
  Daily laborer 60 28.7
  Government worker 14 6.7
  Private/merchant, farmers, others 14 6.7
Income (in Ethiopian birr) < = 200 67 32.0
  201-300 41 19.6
  301-500 53 25.4
  > 501 48 23.0