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Table 3 Infant feeding practices among 6–23 months children of Nepal by age in 2011

From: Determinants of complementary feeding practices among Nepalese children aged 6–23 months: findings from demographic and health survey 2011

Food groups Age of child
  6–11 Months (n=244) n [%] 12–17 Months (n=238) n [%] 18–23 Months (n=216) n [%] 6–23 Months (N=698) n [%]
1. Grains, roots and tubers 193 [79.1] 233 [97.9] 207 [95.8] 633 [90.7]
2. Legumes and nuts 99 [40.6] 132 [55.5] 114 [53.0] 345 [49.5]
3. Dairy products 117 [48.0] 121 [50.8] 114 [52.8] 352 [50.4]
4. Flesh food 18 [7.4] 52 [21.8] 56 [25.9] 126 [18.1]
5. Eggs 22 [9.0] 23 [9.7] 22 [10.2] 67 [9.6]
6. Vitamin A rich fruits and vegetables 41 [16.8] 93 [39.1] 82 [28.0] 216 [30.6]
7. Other fruits and vegetables 33 [13.5] 64 [26.9] 76 [35.3] 173 [24.8]