Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Nearly One in Three Lactating Mothers Is Suffering from Inadequate Dietary Diversity in Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of lactating mothers in Lay Gayint District (n = 408), 2018.

VariablesFrequency%

Age of lactating mothers (years)
 15–3029773
 31–409824
 >40133

Age of children (month)
 0–69924
 9–1214335
 >1216641

Lactating mothers’ educational status
 Unable to read and write23257
 Able to read and write (informal education)379
 Grade 1–65314
 Grade 7–107518
 >Grade 10112

Marital status of lactating women
 Married37492
 Divorce184
 Single113
 Widowed51

Husband education
 Unable to read and write14636
 Able to read and write (informal education)12235
 Grade 1–6379
 Grade 7–106817
 >Grade 10123

Family size
 1–38821
 4–626465
 >65614

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