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Table 3 Distribution of child DDS by different variables in Jimma Zone, South West Ethiopia

From: Complementary feeding practices, dietary diversity, and nutrient composition of complementary foods of children 6–24 months old in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Variables MDDS  
No
n (%)
Yes
n (%)
χ 2
(P value)
Child age group
 0–5 months 124 (99.2%) 1 (0.8%) 0.000
 6–11 months 147 (88.0%) 20 (12.0%)
 12–24 months 197 (74.1%) 69 (25.9%)
Birth order of the child
 First 99 (77.3%) 29 (22.7%) 0.007
 Second 99 (79.8%) 25 (20.2%)
 Third and above 270 (88.2%) 36 (11.8%)
Districts
 Mana 159 (85.5%) 27 (14.5%) 0.470
 Omo Nada 158 (84.9%) 28 (15.1%)
 Dedo 151 (81.2%) 35 (18.8%)
Maternal education
 Informal education 293 (87.2%) 43 (12.8%) 0.006
 Formal education 175 (78.8%) 47 (21.2%)
Paternal education
 Informal education 205 (87.2%) 30 (12.8%) 0.041
 Formal education 263 (81.4%) 60 (18.6%)
Maternal occupation
 Housewife 370 (84.9%) 66 (15.1%) 0.144
 Other 98 (80.3%) 24 (19.7%)
Paternal occupation
 Farming 296 (86.5%) 46 (13.5%) 0.021
 Other 172 (79.6%) 44 (20.4%)
Place of residence
 Rural 316 (84.9%) 56 (15.1%) 0.196
 Urban 152 (81.7%) 34 (18.3%)
Wealth of households
 Poor 162 (87.1%) 24 (12.7%) 0.009
 Medium 165 (87.3%) 24 (12.7%)
 Rich 141 (77.0%) 42 (23.0%)