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Table 2 Demographic data on caregivers (n = 1655) and the situation in the households (n = 1655)

From: Infant and young child nutritional status and their caregivers’ feeding knowledge and hygiene practices in internally displaced person camps, Somalia

Demographic data on caregiversBaidoa (n = 946)Dharkenley (n = 573)Dayniile (n = 136)
 n(%)n(%)n(%)
Age15–24238 (25.2)236 (41.2)30 (22.1)
25–34433 (45.8)246 (42.9)74 (54.4)
35–44230 (24.3)80 (14.0)29 (21.3)
45 and above45 (4.8)11 (1.9)3 (2.2)
Age at first birth14–17785 (83.0)572 (99.8)130 (95.6)
18–34149 (15.8)1 (0.2)6 (4.4)
35–4412 (1.3)00
Age at first marriage14–17379 (40.1)432 (75.4)104 (76.5)
18–34560 (59.2)141 (24.6)32 (22.5)
35–447 (0.7)00
Age at first marriagemean ± SD18.9 ± 3.815.9 ± 1.916.3 ± 26
Demographic data on households (n = 1655)
 Head of householdn(%)n(%)n(%)
  Head of household is female (n and %)44 (4.7)138 (24.1)31 (22.8)
  Head of family can read and write (n and %)156 (16.5)30 (5.2)24 (17.6)
  No direct income in household (n and %)199 (21.0)218 (38.0)30 (22.1)
 Household hungern(%)n(%)n(%)
  Often (n and %)427 (45.1)26 (4.5)5 (3.7)
  Rarely/Sometimes (n and %)519 (54.9)547 (95.5)131 (96.3)
  Never (n and %)000