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Table 1 Demographic factors of the underfive children

From: An investigation on factors associated with malnutrition among underfive children in Nakaseke and Nakasongola districts, Uganda

Demographic factors (n = 104) Frequency Percentage (%)
Sex of Child
 Male 51 49
 Female 53 51
Age of the child (months)
 ≤ 12 76 73.1
 13–36 16 15.4
 37–59 12 11.5
Birth Order
 1–2 52 50
 3–4 26 25
 5+ 26 25
Birth Interval (years)
 ≤ 2 46 44.2
 3–4 43 41.3
 5–6 15 14.5
Age of mother at birth (years)
 <20 16 15.4
 20–29 34 32.7
 30–39 42 40.4
 40–49 12 11.5