Table 2: Household consumption of maize-based and groundnut based foods in Chipata and Monze districts.

ResponsesChipata percent (N)Monze percent (N)

Maize-based foods
Frequency consumptionDaily55.43 (383)43.56 (301)
2-3 times a week0.43 (3)0 (0)
Rarely0.43 (3)0 (0)
Maize and groundnut porridgeYes53.66 (389)39.31 (285)
No3.59 (26)3.45 (25)
Maize and bean porridgeYes1.66 (12)4.69 (34)
No55.59 (403)38.07 (276)
Maize and fish porridgeYes0.41 (3)2.76 (20)
No56.83 (412)40 (290)
Fresh maize and fresh groundnut porridgeYes0.83 (6)8.97 (65)
No56.41 (409)33.79 (245)
Plain maize porridgeYes44.97 (326)37.52 (272)
No12.28 (89)5.24 (38)
OthersYes5.93 (43)30.90 (224)
No51.31 (372)11.86 (86)
Groundnut based foods
Frequency of consumptionDaily22.21 (157)6.65 (47)
2-3 times a week20.51 (145)22.49 (159)
Weekly2.69 (19)3.25 (23)
Monthly1.41 (10)3.68 (26)
Maize and groundnut porridgeYes52.55 (381)40.14 (291)
No4.69 (34)2.62 (19)
Sweet potato and groundnut porridgeYes6.21 (45)6.90 (50)
No51.03 (370)35.86 (260)
Rice and groundnut porridgeYes4.41 (32)3.31 (24)
No52.83 (383)39.45 (286)
Cassava and groundnut porridgeYes0 (0)0.83 (6)
No57.24 (415)41.93 (304)
Fresh maize and fresh groundnut porridgeYes0.83 (6)7.72 (56)
No56.41 (409)35.03 (254)
Groundnut and leafy vegetablesYes48.69 (353)39.17 (284)
No8.55 (62)3.59 (26)
Groundnut and nonleafy vegetablesYes14.62 (106)14.9 (108)
No42.62 (309)27.86 (202)
Groundnut and pumpkin porridgeYes10.76 (78)2.76 (20)
No46.48 (337)40 (290)
OthersYes1.79 (13)18.07 (131)
No55.45 (402)24.69 (179)