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Table 2 Feeding practice and Dietary intake characteristics of the study participants, Dilla town 2018, Southern Ethiopia

From: Magnitude and associated factors of wasting among under five orphans in Dilla town, southern Ethiopia: 2018: a cross-sectional study

Variables Categories Frequency Percent (%)
Ever breast fed No 18 5.0
Yes 343 95.0
Exclusively breast fed No 22 6.1
Yes 92 25.1
Don’t know 247 68.4
Duration breast fed in month Not fed at all 18 5.0
<=6 month 161 44.6
> 6 month 182 50.4
Age started complementary feeding Immediately after birth 18 5.0
Within 1–6 month 152 42.1
Within 6–12 month 167 46.3
12 month later 24 6.6
First complementary food a child received Milk 94 26.0
Adult food 44 12.2
Porridge 223 61.8
Means of child feeding Hand 60 16.6
Cup and spoon 210 58.2
Bottle 91 25.4