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Table 3 Households’ characteristics: 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

Household Characteristics n Stunted children Not stunted children Severely stunted children Not severely stunted children %[95 CI]
Household Size 6199      
 <5   1752 1499 689 2562 52.4% [46.3-48.8]
 ≥5   1539 1409 612 2336 47.5% [46.3-53.6]
#Children Under 5 6199      
 ≤2   3103 2770 1127 4656 94.7% [94.1-95.3]
 >2   188 138 84 242 5.2% [4.7-5.8]
Household head education 6015      
 No education   2206 1843 916 3133 67.3% [66.1-68.5]
 Primary   888 818 322 1384 28.3% [27.2-29.5]
 Secondary   102 158 32 228 4.3% [3.8-4.8]
Arable land ownership 6195      
 No   317 280 134 463 9.6% [8.9-10.3]
 Yes   2972 2626 1166 4432 90.3% [89.6-91.1]
Source of drinking water 6199      
 Not protected   1881 1618 746 2753 56.4% [55.2-57.6]
 Protected   1410 1290 555 2145 43.5% [42.3-44.7]
Time to the Health centre 5996      
 <30 min   654 651 244 1061 21.7% [20.7-22.8]
 30-60 min   903 801 336 1368 28. 4% [27.2-29.5]
 >60 min   1621 1366 681 2306 49. 8% [48.5-51.0]
Food security level 6189      
 Food security   233 272 77 428 8.1% [7.4-8.8]
 Low food insecurity   147 149 49 247 4.7% [4.2-5.3]
 Moderate food insecurity   559 617 197 979 19.0% [18.0-19.9]
 Severe food insecurity   2346 1866 974 3238 68.0% [66.8-69.2]