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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers and their husbands in south Gondar zone hospitals, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2020.

From: Prevalence and associated factors of early initiation of breastfeeding among women delivered via Cesarean section in South Gondar zone hospitals Ethiopia, 2020

Variable EIBF(n=349)
Yes No
Frequency Percent Frequency Percent
Maternal age
 15-19 5 1.4 18 5.2
 20-24 47 13.5 48 13.8
 25-29 80 22.9 58 16.5
 30-34 40 11.5 32 9.2
 35 and above 9 2.6 12 3.4
Residence
 Urban 156 44.7 112 32.1
 Rural 25 7.2 56 16
Marital status
 Married 175 50.1 150 43
 Unmarried# 6 1.7 18 5.2
Religion
 Orthodox 134 38.4 127 36.4
 Muslim 37 10.6 38 10.9
 Others* 10 2.9 3 0.9
Maternal education
 Not formal education 24 6.9 46 13.2
 Primary school 47 13.5 48 13.8
 Secondary school and above 110 31.5 74 21.2
Husband education
 Not formal education 16 4.6 33 9.5
 Primary school 20 4.7 36 10.3
 Secondary school and above 145 41.5 99 28.4
Maternal occupation
 Government employed 37 10.6 24 6.9
 Self employed 43 12.3 22 6.3
 Daily laborer Housewife 5 1.4 15 4.3
 Farmer 70 20.1 53 15.2
 others 26 7.4 54 15.5
Husband occupation
 Government employed 73 22.5 39 12
 Self employed 72 22.2 52 16
 Daily laborer 7 2.2 10 3.1
 Farmer 23 7.1 48 14.8
  1. Other* protestant, catholic, Jehovah, no religion; # Single, divorced and widowed