International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Child Night Blindness and Bitot’s Spots Are Public Health Problems in Lay Armachiho District, Central Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 5

Awareness of vitamin A deficiency and consequence among children aged 24-59 months in Lay Armachiho District, Central Gondar Zone, northwest Ethiopia, 2019.

VariablesFrequencyPercent (%)

Vitamin A deficiency education in the last two weeksYes969.6
No91190.5
Having information on vitamin A nutrientYes555.5
No95295.5
Knowing the source of vitamin AAnimal only251.49
Plant only171.29
Both animal and plant132.08
Cause of night blindnessMicroorganisms737.2
Vitamin A deficiency353.6
Anemia707.0
Night blindness is preventableYes18118.0
No82682.0