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Table 3 Average dietary zinc intake (mg/24 h) among children 6–35 months of age, Ethiopia

From: Dietary zinc intake and its determinants among Ethiopian children 6–35 months of age

Variables N Average Zn intake (mg/24 h) SE(95% CI) p-value
Residence Urban 1757 1.51 1.00 [1.5, 1.51] 0.126
  Rural 4831 1.65 1.00 [1.64, 1.65]  
SES Poorest 1315 1.48 1.00 [1.48, 1.48] < 0.0001
Second 1342 1.61 1.00 [1.61, 1.61]  
Middle 1319 1.48 1.00 [1.48, 1.49]  
Fourth 1343 1.64 1.00 [1.63, 1.64]  
Richest 1269 1.68 1.00 [1.68, 1.69]  
Mother’s education Illiterate 4001 1.00 1.00 [1.00, 1.00] < 0.0001
Can read and write 168 1.00 1.00 [1.00, 1.00]  
Primary school, (G:1–4) 698 1.56 1.00 [1.55, 1.56]  
Primary school (G:5–8) 901 1.47 1.00 [1.46, 1.47]  
High school 643 1.61 1.00 [1.61, 1.61]  
other 177 1.58 1.00 [1.57, 1.58]  
Child Breast feeding No 2167 1.71 1.00 [1.71, 1.71] < 0.0001
Yes 4421 1.00 1.00 [1.00, 1.00]  
Child sex Male 3525 1.88 1.00 [1.88, 1.89] 0.141
  Female 3063 1.32 1.00 [1.32,1.32]