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Table 1 Sociodemographic and economic characteristics of households (N = 7909)

From: Modeling the predictors of stunting in Ethiopia: analysis of 2016 Ethiopian demographic health survey data (EDHS)

Variable Frequency %
Age of mother at delivery
 15–19 240 3.03
 20–29 3933 49.73
 30–39 3065 38.75
 40–49 671 8.48
Time to access clean water (n = 6503)
  < 30 min 3748 57.63
  ≥ 30 min 2755 42.37
 Missing 1406  
Paternal educational attainment
 No education 3592 48.21
 Primary only 2484 33.34
 Secondary 754 10.20
 Tertiary 564 7.63
Age child(in months)
 6 to 24 2919 36.91
  > 24 to 59 4990 63.09
Residence
 Urban 1452 18.36
 Rural 6457 81.64
Maternal educational attainment
 No education 5092 64.38
 Primary only 2021 25.55
 Secondary 513 6.49
 Tertiary 283 3.58
Wealth index
 Poorest 2821 35.67
 Poorer 1396 17.65
 Middle 1161 14.68
 Richer 987 12.48
 Richest 1544 19.52
Sex of child
 Male 4454 51.26
 Female 3855 48.74
Birth interval
  < 24 month 1533 24.14
  ≥ 24 month 4817 75.86
 Missing 1559