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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Determinants of dietary diversity among pregnant women in Laikipia County, Kenya: a cross-sectional study

Category (n = 254) n %
Age group(Years)
 <20 14 6
 20–29 164 65a
 ≥30 76 29
 Mean age 26.81 ± 5.64 SD   
Marital status
 Married 225 89a
 Unmarried 29 11
Parity of the respondents
 1 84 33
 2 89 35a
 ≥3 81 32
 Mean parity 2 ± 2 SD   
Trimester of the respondents
 First 13 5
 Second 138 54a
 Third 103 41
Household characteristic
 Household head sex
  Male 225 89a
  Female 29 11
 Household head
  Respondent 19 7
  Husband 219 86a
  Relative 12 5
  Others (Not related) 4 2
 Household size
  1–3 180 71a
  4–6 71 28
  >6 3 1
Mean size of household 3.02 ± 1.27 SD   
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