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Table 3 Responses of the participants to the knowledge related information on birth registration and certification of a child, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, May, 2018

From: Status and associated factors of birth registration in selected districts of Tigray region, Ethiopia

Have you ever heard about Birth Registration (N = 383) Number Percent
Yes 172 44.9
No 211 55.1
Main source of information for those who ever heard (N = 172)
 Medias 55 31.9
 Training or Meeting on birth registration 24 13.9
 Families and/or neighbors 39 22.7
 Health institutions 54 31.5
Do you know the legal time when to register the birth of a child (N = 172)
 Within three months after live birth 93 54.1
 After four months following live birth 30 17.4
 I do not know 49 28.5
Do you know where to get birth certificate (N = 172)
 Yes 123 71.5
 No 49 28.5
Do you know some uses of birth registration (N = 172)
 Yes 92 53.5
 No 80 46.5
Summary index of knowledge (N = 172)
 Knowledgeable 99 57.6
 Not knowledgeable 73 42.4