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Table 2 Percentage distribution of minimum dietary diversity, meal frequency and acceptable diet disaggregated by age of children 6–23 months in Wolaita Sodo town, 2015

From: Meal frequency and dietary diversity feeding practices among children 6–23 months of age in Wolaita Sodo town, Southern Ethiopia

Child age category Meet minimum dietary diversity (n = 611) Meet minimum meal frequency (n = 611) Meet minimum acceptable diet (n = 611)
6–8 months 50.9% 65.2% 33.9%
9–11 months 28.8% 62.7% 19.5%
12–17 months 18.1% 69.3% 17.2%
18–23 months 22.3% 75.3% 18.7%
Over all practice with 95% CI 27.3% (23.7–30.8%) 68.9% (65.2–72.6%) 21.1% (17.8–24.3%)