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Table 2 Nutritional and clinical characteristics of mothers and children 6–59 months

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

Variable Freq. %
Stunting
 Yes 3101 39.21
 No 4808 60.79
Dairy products (n = 4770)
 No 3929 82.36
 Yes 841 17.64
 Missing 3139  
Grains, roots, and tubers (Gratube) (n = 4770)
 No 2333 48.9
 Yes 2437 51.1
 Missing 3139  
Fruits and vegetables (Fruveg) (n = 4770)
 No 3648 76.47
 Yes 1122 23.53
 Missing 3139  
Meat and its products (n = 4770)
 No 4418 92.62
 Yes 352 7.38
 Missing 3139  
Legumes and lentils (n = 4770)
 Yes 750 15.73
 No 4020 84.27
 Missing 3139  
Size of child
 Large 2419 30.85
 Average 3353 42.77
 Small 2068 26.38
 Missing 69  
Maternal height
  < 150 cm 776 9.81
  > =150 cm 7133 90.19
Anemia level of the mother (n = 7609)
 Severe 126 1.64
 Moderate 730 9.48
 Mild 1795 23.32
 Not anemic 5046 65.56
BMIa of mother
  < 18.5 1921 24.29
 18.5–24.9 5174 65.42
  ≥ 25 722 9.13
 Missing 92 1.16
Anemia level of the child
 Severe 300 3.94
 Moderate 2455 32.22
 Mild 1812 23.78
 Not anemic 3052 40.06
 Missing 290  
Weight of child
  < 9.1 kgb 1948 2463
  ≥ 9.1–11.1 kg 1964 2483
  ≥ 11.2–13.3 kg 2005 2535
  > 13.3 kg 1992 2519
  1. aBody mass index; bkilogram