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Table 2 Maternal related characteristics of respondents in Konso district, southern Ethiopia 2019 (n = 501)

From: Prevalence of undernutrition and its associated factors among pregnant women in Konso district, southern Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variable Category Undernutrition Total
Yes No
Number of pregnancy 1 29 (5.8%) 40 (8.0%) 69 (13.8%)
2–5 140 (27.9%) 186 (37.1%) 326 (65.1%)
≥ 6 47 (9.4) 59((11.8%) 106 (21.2%)
Historyof family planning utilization Used 70 (14.0%) 95 (19.0)% 165 (32.9%)
Not used 146 (29.1%) 190 (37.9%) 336 (67.1%)
Received nutrition information Yes 154 (30.7%) 205 (40.9%) 359 (71.7%)
No 62 (12.4%) 80 (16.0%) 142 (28.3%)
Gestational age 1st trimester 19 (3.7%) 40 (8.0%) 69 (13.8)
2nd trimester 63 (12.6%) 186 (37.1%) 326 (65.1%)
3rd trimester 134 (26.7%) 59((11.8%) 106 (21.2%)
Knowledge of additional meal during pregnancy Yes 170 (33.9%) 225 (44.9%) 395 (78.8%)
No 46 (9.2%) 60 (11.9) 106 (21.2%)
Antenatal attendance Yes 244 (48.7%) 180 (35.9%) 424 (84.6%)
No 41 (8.2%) 36 (7.2%) 7715.4%)
History of still birth Yes 14 (2.8%) 20 (4%) 34 (6.8%)
No 270 (53.9%) 197 (39.3%) 467 (93.2%)
Received iron during ANC Yes 225 (44.9%( 170 (33.9%) 395 (78.8%)
No 60 (12%) 46 (9.2%) 106 (21%)