Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Work burden of lactating mothers (n = 408) in Lay Gayint District, South Gondar Zone, 2018.

Lactating women activitiesFrequencyPercent

Give care for members of the family

Time shortage to prepare food

Extra outdoor activities

Field/farm work

Presence of assistant to cook food

Presence of supporter to fetch water

Working hour per day
 ≤8 hours10926.7
 9 to 1226865.7

Time spent without eating food due to being busy

Time spent to fetch water
 <5 and 5 minute4110
 6 to 30 minute27166.4
 31–60 minute379.1
 >60 minute5914.5

Time spent for queuing to fetch water
 0–15 minute10726.5
 16–45 minute4612
 45–120 minute10325.5
 >120 minute14236

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