Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2021 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Stunting and Associated Factors among Under-Five-Age Children in West Guji Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents, West Guji Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia, 2020.

CategoryNo. (%)

Age of the mother
 18–24191 (24.9)
 25–34405 (52.8)
 35 or above171 (22.3)

Marital status
 Unmarried46 (6.0)
 Married721 (94.0)

Occupation of mother
 Housewife511 (66.6)
 Merchant167 (21.8)
 Employed and others89 (11.6)

Educational status of father
 No formal education178 (23.2)
 Primary education399 (52.0)
 Secondary and above190 (24.8)

Maternal education
 No formal education280 (36.5)
 Primary education370 (48.2)
 Secondary and above117 (15.3)

Family size
 ≤ 5186 (24.3)
 >  5581 (75.7)

Husband had polygamy
 No490 (63.9)
 Yes277 (36.1)

Household’s wealth
 Wealthy139 (18.1)
 Medium303 (39.5)
 Poor325 (42.4)

Household food insecurity
 Food secure118 (15.4)
 Mild/moderately insecure584 (76.1)
 Severely insecure65 (8.5)

Age of child
 ≤ 24244 (31.8)
 25–47392 (51.1)
 48–59131 (17.1)

Sex of child
 Male389 (50.7)
 Female378 (49.3)

Daily laborer and students.