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Table 4 Practice of minimum acceptable diet, minimum dietary diversity and minimum meal frequency among children aged between 6 and 23 months, Dembecha, North - West Ethiopia, 2018

From: Uptake of minimum acceptable diet among children aged 6–23 months in orthodox religion followers during fasting season in rural area, DEMBECHA, north West Ethiopia

Food groups Frequency(n) Percentage (%)
Cereals & roots 487 97.0
Legumes & nuts 409 81.5
Other fruits and vegetables 257 51.2
Vitamin A rich fruits and vegetables 51 10.2
Eggs 45 9.0
Milk & its products 27 5.4
Flesh food 1 0.2
Minimum dietary diversity
 Non adequate 453 90.2
 Adequate 49 9.8
 Minimum meal frequency
 Adequate 319 63.5
 Non adequate 182 36.3
 Minimum acceptable diet
 Non adequate 459 91.4
 Adequate 43 8.6