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Table 3 Daily intake of commercial infant cereal

From: Use of commercial infant cereals as complementary food in infants and young children in Ghana

Variable Frequency (%)
Age groups (months) 6–12 13–23 All
n 136 248 384
Tablespoons per serving
 1–2 110 (80.9) 69 (27.8) 179 (46.6)
 3–4 26 (19.1) 175 (70.6) 179 (52.3)
  ≥ 5 0 (0.0) 4 (1.6) 4 (1.0)
Mean tablespoons ± SD 2.15 ± 0.54 2.95 ± 0.73 2.67 ± 0.77
Frequency CIC is served per day
 Once 5 (3.7) 29 (11.7) 34 (8.9)
 Two times 55 (40.4) 183 (73.8) 238 (62.0)
 Three times 76 (55.9) 36 (14.5) 112 (29.2)
Weight of tablespoon of CIC (g)    Mean ± SD
 n    20
 Cerelac    14.6 ± 3.0
 Yumvita    15.3 ± 3.4
 Both    15.0 ± 0.5