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Table 2 Co-morbid condition of adolescents in Dembia district, northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 462)

From: Dietary diversity practice and associated factors among adolescent girls in Dembia district, northwest Ethiopia, 2017

Variable Frequency Percentage
Known chronic diseases
 No 433 93.7
 Yes 29 6.3
Fever (previous 2 weeks)
 No 375 81.2
 Yes 87 18.8
Cause of fever
 Not identified 27 31.0
 Malaria 52 59.8
 Typhoid 8 9.2
Diarrheal episode
 No 439 95.0
 Yes 23 5.0
Care at the health center for diarrhea
 No 6 26.1
 Yes 17 73.9
Cause of diarrhea
 Not identified 6 26.1
 Hookworm 6 26.1
 Ascaris 9 39.1
 Enterobius 2 8.7
Acute respiratory tract infection
 No 306 66.2
 Yes 156 33.8