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Table 2 Maternal and child care characteristics of children aged 6 to 59 months in rural Dubti district, Afar region North East Ethiopia, 2017: n = 322

From: Determinants of stunting among children aged 6 to 59 months in pastoral community, Afar region, North East Ethiopia: unmatched case control study

Variable(s) Case (%) Control (%) Total (%)
ANC follow-up
 Yes 38 (23.6) 50 (31.1) 88 (27.3)
 No 123 (76.4) 111 (68.9) 234 (72.7)
Number of ANC visit
 1 13 (34.2) 11 (22) 24 (27.3)
 2–3 15 (39.5) 23 (46) 38 (43.2)
  ≥ 4 10 (26.3) 16 (32) 26 (29.5)
Place of delivery
 Home 122 (75.8) 111 (68.9) 233 (72.4)
 Facility 39 (24.2) 50 (31.1) 89 (27.6)
Post natal care visit
 Yes 13 (8.1) 15 (9.3) 28 (8.7)
 No 148 (91.9) 146 (90.7) 294 (91.3)
Maternal BMI
 18.5–24.9 kg/m2 88 (54.7) 84 (52.2) 172 (53.4)
  < 18.5 kg/m2 46 (28.6) 31 (19.3) 77 (23.9)
  ≥ 25 kg/m2 27 (16.8) 46 (28.6) 73 (22.7)