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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and sanitary conditions of the P-MaMiE cohort at baseline, and the rate of follow-up at six and twelve months from the date of birth

From: The effect of maternal common mental disorders on infant undernutrition in Butajira, Ethiopia: The P-MaMiE study

Characteristics   6 month follow-up 12 month follow-up
  Baseline sample n(%) or Mean(SD) Number Percent or mean(SD) Number Percent or mean(SD)
Religion      
   Muslim 824(77.6) 673 77.2 722 78.0
   Orthodox Christian 161(15.1) 133 15.3 139 15.0
   Protestant 66(6.2) 56 6.4 55 5.9
   Catholic 12(1.1) 10 1.2 10 1.1
Ethnicity      
   Meskan 485(44.5) 404 46.3 436 47.1
   Mareko 147(13.8) 119 13.7 123 13.3
   Silti 257(24.1) 199 22.8 218 23.5
   Sodo 85(8.0) 69 7.9 68 7.3
   Others 91(9.6) 81 9.3 81 8.8
Currently married 1055(99.1) 824 99.1 867 99.0
Occupation      
   Housewife or farming 933(87.9) 758 87.1 805 87.1
   Self or paid employee 129(12.2) 112 12.9 119 12.9
Maternal age in years (n = 1065) 26.9(6.4) 872 26.9(6.2) 926 26.9(6.2)
Educational status of mother      
   Formal education 219(20.6) 173 19.8 185 20.0
   No formal education 846(79.4) 699 80.2 741 80.0
Age of husband in years (n = 1050) 36.2(9.2) 858 36.0(8.3) 911 36.1(8.9)
Educational status of husband      
   Able to read 726(68.6) 594 68.5 632 68.7
   Unable to read 333(31.4) 273 31.5 288 31.3
Main source of water      
   Protected supply 752(70.8) 600 69.0 644 69.7
   Unprotected supply 310(29.2) 270 31.0 280 30.3
Sanitary condition      
   Have toilet facilities 674(63.3) 552 63.3 582 62.9
   No proper toilet facilities 391(36.7) 320 36.7 344 37.2
Rubbish disposal      
   Buries, burns or others 238(22.4) 192 22.0 200 21.6
   Disposes on field 826(77.6) 679 78.0 725 78.4