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Table 2 Characteristics of the parents: national cross-sectional survey, Burundi 2014

From: Determinants of stunting and severe stunting among Burundian children aged 6-23 months: evidence from a national cross-sectional household survey, 2014

Parental Characteristics Number Stunted children Not stunted Children Severely stunted children Not severely stunted children %[95 CI]
Mother’s education 6199      
 No education   2449 2076 990 3535 73% [71.8-74.1]
 Primary   765 684 283 1166 23.3% [22.3-24.4]
 Secondary and above   77 148 28 197 3.6% [3.1-4.1]
Mother’s age 6081      
 15-24 years   996 915 385 1526 31.4% [30.2-32.5]
 25-34 years   1564 1427 620 2371 49.1% [47.9-50.4]
 34-49 years   660 519 266 913 19.3% [18.3-20.3]
Mother’s child nutrition assessment vs current child’s nutrition status 6173      
 Uncorrect   1799 764 593 1970 41.5% [4.29-42.7]
 Correct   1478 2132 701 2909 58. 4% [57.2-59.7]
Marital status 6199      
 In couple (legally married or not)   3012 2690 1165 4537 91.9% [91.3-92.6]
 Live alone (div/sep/widow)   279 218 136 361 8.0%[7.3-8.6]