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Table 3 Food consumption (expressed as percent consuming) of Filipino 6–23.9 month olds, by wealth category

From: Complementary feeding patterns of Filipino infants and toddlers lack diversity, especially among children from poor households

  6–11.9 mo 12–17.9 mo 18–23.9 mo
Poor Middle Rich   Poor Middle Rich   Poor Middle Rich  
n = 170 n = 71 n = 105 P n = 183 n = 68 n = 101 P n = 175 n = 74 n = 114 P
Rice 72 68 66 0.548 89 85 91 0.545 86 93 92 0.272
Grain-based mixed dishes 11 11 6 0.279 9 19 10 0.065 4 10 9 0.403
Corn grits 7 3 2 0.102 8 4 2 0.096 11 3 2 0.014
Infant cereal 7 23 19 0.001 0 2 4 0.022 0 0 0
Bread 7 4 12 0.118 11 18 25 0.011 23 30 27 0.639
Noodles 7 3 5 0.388 11 21 27 0.011 26 23 18 0.469
Vegetables 11 9 13 0.603 17 27 31 0.021 34 31 27 0.630
Fruits 9 7 2 0.071 14 10 15 0.621 16 14 18 0.741
Fish 12 9 8 0.484 29 34 21 0.146 45 41 33 0.247
Eggs 11 6 11 0.372 13 22 27 0.015 18 16 25 0.314
Sausages/luncheon meats 4 4 4 0.988 6 13 18 0.009 6 12 25 0.002
Pork 4 1 6 0.363 2 7 13 0.001 8 12 18 0.206
Chicken 2 1 2 0.969 6 7 12 0.172 7 10 16 0.186
Cookies 21 21 35 0.022 24 32 24 0.360 18 38 22 0.017
Sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) 9 3 5 0.159 24 6 13 0.002 20 24 23 0.813
Table sugar 2 1 2 0.969 4 4 2 0.661 5 8 6 0.824
Crackers 7 17 6 0.020 18 19 21 0.871 18 19 14 0.589
Cakes 2 6 10 0.007 9 4 12 0.209 5 8 18 0.028
  1. Chisquare test for independence between wealth groups, P < 0.05 considered significant