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Table 4 Maternal characteristics in Rural Fagita District, Awi Zone, Amhara, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Risk factors associated with poor health outcomes for children under the age of 5 with moderate acute malnutrition in rural fagita lekoma district, Awi Zone, Amhara, Ethiopia, 2016

Variables Description Moderate Acute Malnutrition
Food-Secure Households Food-Insecure Households
Mother’s age 15-29 50 24.75% 45 22.27%
30-39 120 59.40% 120 59.40%
40-49 32 15.84% 37 18.31%
BMIin kg/m2 <18.5kg/m2(CED) 60 29.70% 87 43.06%
18.5+kg/m2(NM) 142 70.29% 115 56.93%
MUAC in centimeter <23cm 99 49.00% 141 69.8%
>=23cm 103 51.00% 61 30.2%
Gravidity 1 28 13.86% 25 12.37%
2-5 136 67.32% 138 68.31%
>5 38 18.81% 39 19.30%
Parity 1 28 13.86% 25 12.37%
2-5 137 67.82% 139 68.81%
>5 37 18.31% 38 18.81%
Extra meal during pregnancy No 129 63.86% 138 68.31%
Yes 73 36.13% 64 31.68%
Number of extra meals during pregnancy <2 time/day 44 60.27% 41 64.06%
>= 2 time/day 29 39.72% 23 35.93%
Extra meals during lactation No 137 67.82% 145 71.78%
Yes 65 32.17% 57 28.21%
Number of extra meals during pregnancy <2 time/day 45 69.23% 35 61.4%
>= 2 time/day 20 30.76% 22 38.59%
Pregnancy type Wanted & planned 148 73.26% 113 55.94%
Wanted & unplanned 33 16.33% 61 30.19%
Unwanted & unplanned 21 10.39% 28 13.86%