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Table 3 Respondent characteristic on diet and nutrition-related information of women in the reproductive age group in Kunama population, Northwest Tigray, February 2014 (n = 284)

From: Magnitude of chronic energy deficiency and its associated factors among women of reproductive age in the Kunama population, Tigray, Ethiopia, in 2014

Diet and nutrition-related information Frequency Percentage
Source of food   
 Own product and market purchase 231 81.3
 Market purchase 50 17.6
 Own product 3 1.1
Meal frequency per day   
 3 times 148 52.1
 2 times 136 47.9
Access to any nutritional information   
 Yes 169 59.5
 No 115 40.5
Source of information (n = 169)   
 Health professional 127 75.2
 Media 10 5.9
 School 22 13
 Peers 10 5.9
Frequency of fruit intake   
 Never 32 11.3
 Weekly 215 75.7
 Monthly 37 13
Frequency of vegetable intake   
 Daily 51 18
 Weekly 211 74.3
 Never and monthly 22 7.7
Frequency of animal source intake   
 Weekly 186 65.5
 Never and monthly 98 34.5