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Table 2 Infant and Young Child feeding index (ICFI) components by age group

From: Feeding practices in 6–24-month-old children with chronic cholestatic liver diseases: a mixed-method study

Components Age group
6–8 months (n = 31) 9–11 months (n = 16) 12–24 months (n = 27)
classification n (%) classification n (%) classification n (%)
Dietary diversity 0 group 16 (51.6%) 0–1 group 7 (43.8%) 0–2 groups 8 (29.6%)
1–2 groups 12 (38.7%) 2–3 groups 4 (25.0%) 3–4 groups 12 (44.5%)
> 3 groups 3 (9.7%) > 4 groups 5 (31.2%) > 5 groups 7 (25.9%)
Meal frequency 0 meal 16 (51.6%) 0–1 meal 7 (43.8%) 0–2 meals 11 (40.7%)
1 meal 8 (25.8%) 2 meals 7 (43.8%) 3 meals 16 (59.3%)
> 2 meals 7 (22.6%) > 3 meals 2 (12.4%) > 4 meals 0 (0.0%)
Egg frequency 0 day 27 (87.0%) 0 day 11 (68.8%) 0–2 days 15 (55.6%)
1–2 days 2 (6.5%) 1–3 days 3 (18.8%) 3–4 days 6 (22.2%)
> 3 days 2 (6.5%) > 4 days 2 (12.5%) > 5 days 6 (22.2%)
Meat frequency 0 day 29 (93.6%) 0 day 11 (68.8%) 0–2 days 17 (63.0%)
1–2 days 1 (3.2%) 1–3 days 4 (25.0%) 3–4 days 5 (18.5%)
> 3 days 1 (3.2%) > 4 days 1 (6.2%) > 5 days 5 (18.5%)
Fruit frequency 0–1 day 26 (83.9%) 0–2 days 9 (56.3%) 0–3 days 12 (44.4%)
2–3 days 4 12.9%) 3–4 days 2 (12.5%) 4–5 days 4 (14.8%)
> 4 days 1 (3.2%) > 5 days 5 (31.2%) > 6 days 11 (40.8%)
Grain frequency 0–4 days 20 (64.5%) 0–4 days 4 (25.0%) 0–5 days 1 (3.7%)
> 5 days 11 (35.5%) > 5 days 12 (75.0%) > 6 days 26 (96.3%)