Skip to main content

Table 6 Nutrition related characteristics of the pregnant women attending antenatal care at the University of Gondar Hospital, Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015

From: Prevalence of zinc deficiency and its association with dietary, serum albumin and intestinal parasitic infection among pregnant women attending antenatal care at the University of Gondar Hospital, Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Animal food source Yes 124 34.1
  No 240 65.9
Dietary diversity Inadequate 230 63.2
  Adequate 134 36.8
Nutrition education Yes 177 48.6
  No 187 51.4
  <3 39 10.7
Frequency of meal 3 250 68.7
>3 75 20.6
Coffee intake Yes 225 61.8
No 139 38.2
Number of cup of coffee per day
(n = 225)
≤3 161 71.6
>3 64 28.4