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Table 4 Common Childhood illnesses & related care practices of children 2–59 months age in Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 296 case and 592 controls)

From: Predictors of community acquired childhood pneumonia among 2–59 months old children in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Variables Pneumonia status
Cases, n (%) Controls n (%)
Diarrhea in the Last 2 weeks
 Yes 117 (39.5) 74 (12.5)
 No 179 (60.5) 518 (87.5)
Current Diarrhea illness
 Yes 72 (24.3) 141 (23.8)
 No 224 (75.7) 451 (76.2)
URTI in the last 2 weeks
 Yes 56 (18.9) 150 (25.3)
 No 240 (81.1) 442 (74.7)
History of measles illness
 Yes 8 (2.7) 4 (0.67)
 No 288 (97.3) 588 (99.33)
History of Lower Respiratory Infection in the last 2 weeks
 Yes 62 (20.9) 24 (4.1)
 No 234 (79.1) 568 (95.9)
History of Parental Asthma in the family
 Yes 75 (23.9) 51 (8.6)
 No 221 (76.1) 541 (91.4)
A child Received Pentavalent Vaccine
 No vaccinated 8 (2.7) 7 (1.2)
 1–2 dose taken 56 (18.9) 137 (23.1)
 Full dose taken 232 (78.4) 448 (75.7)
A child Received Measles Vaccine
 Yes 244 (82.4) 482 (81.4)
 No 52 (17.6) 110 (18.6)
A child Received PCV Vaccine
 Yes 281 (95.0) 554 (93.6)
 No 15 (5.0) 38 (6.4)