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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers participated in the study conducted in Deguatemben district, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of active trachoma among 1–9 years old children in Deguatemben, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2018: community cross-sectional study

VariablesVariable categoryFrequency (n = 502)Percentage (%)
Educational
Status of
Mothers
No formal education19037.8
1st to 4th grade183.6
5th to 8th8617.1
9th to 12th12524.9
college and above8316.5
Marital
Status of mothers
Married43787.1
Divorced6512.9
Occupational status
of mothers
Housewife39278.1
Government employee346.8
Merchant7615.1
ResidencyRural41883.3
Urban8416.7
Age group
of mothers
20-24 years285.6
25-29 years13226.3
30-34 years23045.8
≥35 years11222.3
TV/Radio in the HHYes25049.8
No25250.2
Number of family in HH≤5 families38576.7
≥6 families11723.3
Number of under 10 children in the HH≤2 children45590.6
≥3 children479.4