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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample population

From: Prevalence and associated factors of malnutrition among children under-five years in Sindh, Pakistan: a cross-sectional study

Indicators n Percent
Gender
 Male 2025 51.1
 Female 1939 48.9
Age in months (Mean ± SD) 22.81 ± 15.23  
  < 6 months 602 15.2
 6–11 months 645 16.3
 12–23 months 828 20.9
 24–35 months 1041 26.3
 36–47 months 529 13.3
 48–59 months 319 8
Mother’s education
 No formal education 3439 87.9
 Primary 348 8.9
 Secondary/Higher 125 3.2
Parity 1.49 ± 0.73  
 1 2349 59.8
 2 1237 31.5
 3 278 7.1
  > 4 66 1.7
Family size 6.7 ± 2.8  
 1–5 1552 39.2
 6–10 2053 51.8
  > 10 359 9.1