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Table 6 Association between attitude towards maternal nutrition and dietary diversity practices of pregnant mothers 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

Attitude component Dietary Diversity P-value
Non-diversified number (%) Diversified number (%)
Dietary diversity
• Favorable 33 (25.6) 45 (25) 0.36
• Unfavorable 93 (72.1) 135 (75)  
Nutritive value of foods
• Favorable 44 (33.8) 83 (45.9) 0.02*
• Unfavorable 86 (66.2) 98 (54.1)  
Nutrition during pregnancy
• Favorable 57 (43.8) 93 (51.4) 0.11
• Unfavorable 73 (56.2) 88 (48.6)  
  1. *p < 0.05