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Table 3 Weighted Characteristics for Child Health

From: A mixed methods assessment of barriers to maternal, newborn and child health in Gogrial West, South Sudan

Characteristic N/Total Respondents, Female Females
Weighted % (95% CI)
N/Total Respondents, Male Males
Weighted % (95% CI)
Children <2 years, DPT3 847/860    
 None   63.9 (60.7,67.1)   
 At least one child   24.5 (21.6,27.4)   
 No children <2 years   11.6 (9.4,13.7)   
 Girls 55/860 49.0 (35.9,62.1)   
 Boys 216/860 64.9 (58.6,71.3)   
Treated for suspected     
pneumonia (<5 years) 848/860 67.9 (64.8,71.1) 144/144 67.4 (59.7,75.1)
Barriers, access to care 840/860    
 Cost   43.6 (40.2,46.9)   
 Distance   28.0 (25.0,31.0)   
 Lack of transportation   12.7 (10.5,15.0)   
 Permission, husband   7.5 (5.7,9.3)   
 Too busy/kids at home   3.0 (1.8,4.1)   
 Clinic cannot help   2.4 (1.4,3.4)   
 Newborns do not need care   1.3 (0.5,2.1)   
 Othera   1.2(0.4,1.9)   
Husband/I taken children to clinic for immunizations 852/860 65.8 (62.6,68.9) 143/144 74.6 (67.5,81.7)
Violence
 Use beatings for discipline 848/860 85.5 (83.1,87.9) 142/144 87.3 (81.9,92.8)
  1. aOther: permission from mother-in-law, concerns about security and don’t know/remember