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Table 5 Distribution of dietary patterns of stunted children is calculated with respect to Rural and Urban areas. The results are derived to analyze the outcomes of different diet on the health of children living in urban and rural areas

From: Stunting diagnostic and awareness: impact assessment study of sociodemographic factors of stunting among school-going children of Pakistan

CharacteristicsRural (n = 208)Urban (n = 146)P-value
No.(%)No.(%)
Breakfast
 Skip13866.355839.720.05
 Usually eat7033.658860.28> 0.05
Basic food groups
 Fruits94.33138.900.06
 Vegetables5620.924631.51< 0.05
 Egg136.252114.380.12
 Meat3315.864329.45> 0.05
 Pulses4521.633926.710.05
 Dairy136.252315.750.08