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Table 3 Types of food given to children aged 6–23 months by age group (n = 546), in rural Damot Sore district, August 2015

From: Determinants of appropriate complementary feeding practice among mothers having children 6–23 months of age in rural Damot sore district, Southern Ethiopia; a community based cross sectional study

S No Food groups Age of children in months
6–11 month(211) 12–17 month(188) 18–23 month(147)
   Yes (%) No (%) Yes (%) No (%) Yes (%) No (%)
1 Grains, roots and tubers 185 87.7 26 12.3 182 86.3 6 2.84 147 100 0 0.0
2 Legumes and nuts 45 21.3 166 78.7 59 28 129 61.1 74 50.3 73 49.7
3 Dairy products 169 80.1 42 19.9 162 76.8 26 12.3 128 87.1 19 12.9
4 Egg 19 9 192 91 14 6.64 174 82.5 8 5.44 139 94.6
5 Flesh foods 2 0.95 209 99.1 2 0.95 186 88.2 1 0.68 146 99.3
6 Vitamin A rich foods 21 9.95 190 90 24 11.4 164 77.7 14 9.52 133 90.5
7 Other fruits and vegetable 79 37.4 132 62.6 86 40.8 102 48.3 53 36.1 94 63.9