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Table 2 Maternal and child health characteristics of the respondents from food secure and food insecure households of Albuko district, northeast Ethiopia, 2017

From: Prevalence of stunting and associated factors among preschool children: A community based comparative cross sectional study in Ethiopia

Characteristics Food secure HHs
n=527
Food insecure HHs
n=512
Total
n=1039
Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Frequency Percent
Extra meal during pregnancy/lactation
 Yes 416 78.9 201 39.3 617 59.4
 No 111 21.1 311 60.7 422 40.6
ANC visit
 Yes 477 90.5 429 83.8 906 87.2
 No 50 9.5 83 16.2 133 12.8
Number of ANC
 First 13 2.7 14 3.2 27 3
 Second 110 23.3 101 24 211 24
 Third 164 35 148 34 312 34
 Fourth and more 190 39 166 38.8 356 39
Place of delivery
 Home 182 34.5 209 40.8 391 37.6
 Health facility 345 65.5 303 59.2 648 62.4
Deworming supplementation
 Yes 477 90.5 465 90.8 942 90.7
 No 50 9.5 47 9.2 97 9.3
Vitamin A supplementation in the past six months
 Yes 482 91.5 459 89.6 941 90.6
 No 45 8.5 53 10.4 98 9.4
Diarrheal morbidity in the past two weeks
 Yes 42 8.0 103 20.1 145 14.0
 No 485 92.0 409 79.9 894 86.0
  1. ANC antenatal care, HHs households