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Table 1 Distributions of socio-demographic characteristics of children and parents attended at selected Gondar town healthcare institutions, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018, n = 272

From: Prevalence, associated risk factors and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Shigella infections among diarrheic pediatric population attending at Gondar town healthcare institutions, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency Percent(%)
Sex Male 151 55.5
Female 121 44.5
Age ≤5 181 66.5
> 5 years 91 33.5
Residence Urban 251 92.3
Rural 21 7.7
Income (family) < 500 birr 19 7
500–1000 birr 69 25.4
> 1000 birr 184 67.6
Educational status Illiterate 59 21.7
Only read and write 32 11.8
Primary school 54 19.9
Secondary school 47 17.3
College and university 80 29.4