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Table 3 Nutritional and health-related factors for the study participants in womberma woreda, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

From: Factors associated with underweight among lactating women in Womberma woreda, Northwest Ethiopia; a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Sickness in the last month. Yes 128 19.2
No 540 80.8
Admission due to nutrition-related problem in the last one month Yes 9 1.3
No 659 98.7
Distance of respondent’s household from the nearby health facility ≤5km 487 72.9
>5km 181 27.1
Nutritional status (BMI) Normal nutritional status (18.5-24.99 kg/m2) 487 72.9
Underweight (less than 18.5 kg/m2) 170 25.4
Overweight (> 25 kg/m2) 11 1.6