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Table 2 Socio-economic factors of the underfive children

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

Socio-economic factors (n = 104) Frequency Percentage (%)
Mothers’ educational level
 No education 16 15.4
 Primary 76 73.1
 Secondary+ 12 11.5
Marital status of the mother
 Never Married/Separated 35 33.7
 Married/Cohabiting 69 66.3
Mothers’ Occupation
 Peasant farmer 52 50.0
 Pastoralist 14 13.4
 Business/civil servant 32 30.8
 Handcrafts 6 5.8