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Table 1 Association between seasons and selected exposure variables in southwest Ethiopia, 2014–15

From: Seasonality and determinants of child growth velocity and growth deficit in rural southwest Ethiopia

Variables Post-harvesting season (N = 1253) Pre-harvesting season (N = 1354) P a
Household food insecurity, Mean (SD) 5.4 (6.1) 6.8 (6.6) 0.001
Household dietary diversity, Mean (SD) 3.9 (1.5) 3.7 (1.4) 0.001
Cereal intake, % 48.3 51.7 0.63
Vitamin A rich vegetables and fruits intake, % 42.3 57.7 0.001
Flesh food intake, % 25.2 74.8 0.001
Egg intake, % 63.4 36.6 0.001
Dairy intake, % 50.4 49.6 0.19
Legume intake, % 51.4 48.6 0.001
Other fruit and vegetables intake, % 48.9 51.1 0.46
Child dietary diversity score, Mean (SD) 2.9 (1.3) 2.8 (1.2) 0.77
  1. aBivariate association was assessed using a Chi-square test
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