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Table 1 Demographic and socio economic characteristics of respondents included in this study (N = 85)

From: Challenges and opportunities of optimal breastfeeding in the context of HIV option B+ guidelines

Characteristics N (%)
Childs’ Age
 0–6 months 38 (45%)
 7–11 months 25 (29%)
 12–24 months 22 (26%)
Mothers’ Age
 Below 30 53 (62%)
 Above 30 32 (38%)
Marital status
 Single 17 (20%)
 Married 62 (73%)
 Divorced 3 (4%)
 Widowed 2 (2%)
 Cohabiting 1 (1%)
Mothers’ occupation
 Formal 7 (8%)
 Informal 12 (14%)
 None 66 (78%)
Educational level
 Primary 25 (29%)
 Secondary 49 (58%)
 Tertiary 10 (12%)
 N/A 1 (1%)
Fathers occupation
 Formal 27 (32%)
 Informal 38 (45%)
 None 18 (21%)
 N/A 2 (2%)
  1. N/A Not applicable