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Table 3 Knowledge of pregnant mothers about food sources of vitamin A and iron; in central Arsi, rural Ethiopia

From: Pregnant mothers have limited knowledge and poor dietary diversity practices, but favorable attitude towards nutritional recommendations in rural Ethiopia: evidence from community-based study

Food items Vitamin A Sources Iron Sources
Number (%) Number (%)
Teff 39 (10.4) 63 (16.8)
Wheat 60 (16) 20 (5.3)
Barely 57 (15.2) 37 (9.9)
Vegetables 170 (45.5) 89 (23.8)
Fish 57 (15.2) 28 (7.5)
Meat 48 (13) 37 (9.9)
Egg 65 (17.7) 52 (13.9)
Milk 47 (12.8) 46 (12.3)
Fruit 51 (13) 29 (7.8)
Oil/butter 31 (8.4) 10 (2.7)
Salt 20 (5.4) 5 (1.3)
Don’t know 123 (33.4) 175 (46.8)