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Table 2 Health and nutrition related characteristics of study participants in Aykel Town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: Undernutrition and associated factors among urban children aged 24–59 months in Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study

Variables Frequency (%)
Place of delivery
 Home 79 (19.7)
 Health facility 322 (80.3)
Initiation of breast feeding
 Early 354 (88.3)
 Late 47 (11.7)
Pre-lacteal feeding
 Yes 60 (15.0)
 No 341 (85.0)
Initiation of complementary food
 Timely 326 (81.3)
 Not Timely 75 (18.7)
Dietary diversity score
 > 4 food groups 78 (19.5)
 < 4 food groups 323 (80.5)
Meal frequency
 < 3/day 118 (29.4)
 ≥ 3/day 283 (70.6)