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Table 1 Characteristics of participating mothers (N = 21)

From: Concerns regarding complementary feeding practices among urban Chinese mothers: a focus group study in Xi’an

Characteristics Mean ± SD or n (%)
Age (years) 31.6 ± 3.0
Weight (kg) 54.2 ± 6.0
Body mass index (kg/m2) 20.4 ± 2.5
Education attainment
 10–12 years 5 (23.8)
 > 12 years 16 (76.2)
Monthly household incomea
 3000–6000 RMB (~ 475–950 US$) 4 (20.0)
 6001–10,000 RMB (~ 950–1600 US$) 13 (65.0)
 > 10,000 RMB (~ > 1600 US$) 3 (15.0)
Parity
 1 19 (90.5)
 2 2 (9.5)
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aOne participant did not provide information