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Research Article

Determinants of Anemia among Children Aged 6–59 Months Living in Kilte Awulaelo Woreda, Northern Ethiopia

Table 2

Characteristics of child and dietary factors in Kilte Awulaelo Woreda, eastern zone, northern Ethiopia, 2013 ().

VariableFrequencyPercentage

Age of the child in months
 6–2323140.7
 24–3511620.4
 36–4710318.1
 48–5911820.8
 Mean age (±SD)30.18 (15.85)
Sex of the child
 Male 28249.6
 Female 28650.4
MUAC in cm
 <12376.5
 ≥1253193.5
Stunted
 Yes29852.4
 No27047.6
Underweight
 Yes11720.6
 No45179.4
Wasted
 Yes376.5
 No53193.5
Number of food groups eaten by the child per day
 ≤346581.8
 ≥410318.2
 Mean food groups (±SD)2.87 (0.79)