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Table 1 ICFI scoring scheme for age-appropriate feeding practices

From: Modelling the impact of stunting on child survival in a rural Ugandan setting

Indicator (based on 24-h recall periods) Age group (months)
6–8 9–11 12–23
Response Score Response Score Response Score
Breastfed Yes + 2 Yes + 2 Yes +1
Number of food groups 1 +1 1 or 2 +1 2 or 3 +1
≥2 + 2 ≥3 + 2 ≥4 + 2
Meal frequency per day 1 +1 1 or 2 + 1 2 +1
≥2 + 2 ≥3 + 2 3 + 2
     ≥4 + 3