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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of caretakers and children categorical data reported

From: Knowledge of integrated management of childhood illnesses community and family practices (C-IMCI) and association with child undernutrition in Northern Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Number Percentage
Study site   
Urban 302 68.3
Rural 140 31.7
Caretakers’ Gender   
Male 12 2.7
Female 430 97.3
Education level of caretaker   
None 55 12.4
Primary 210 47.5
Secondary 120 27.1
Tertiary 57 12.9
Income of caretaker in Ugandan Shillings
per month*
  
<50,000 293 66.3
50,000-200,000 8 1.8
200,000-500,000 40 9.0
>500,000 101 22.9
Head of household income per month*   
<50,000 156 35.3
50,000-200,000 193 43.7
200,000-500000 77 17.4
>500,000 15 3.4
Head of household sex   
Male 301 68.1
Female 141 31.9
Garden Ownership   
Yes 278 62.9
No 164 37.1
Full term pregnancy   
Yes 417 94.3
No 25 5.7
Sex of child   
Female 228 51.6
Male 214 48.4
Twin   
Yes 17 3.8
No 425 96.2
Birth weight < 2.5kgs   
Yes 34 7.7
No 408 92.3
  1. *1 USD = 2500 UgShs 1 Euro = 3000 UgShs