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Table 2 Maternal health and feeding practices in Dejen district, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

From: Dietary diversity and associated factors among children of Orthodox Christian mothers/caregivers during the fasting season in Dejen District, North West Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Number of ANC visit One Two Three > = 4 47 212 219 478 4.9 22.2 22.9 50.0
Nutrition education during pregnancy Yes No 880 75 92.2 7.8
Feeding habit during pregnancy Increased Similar Reduced 594 261 100 62.2 27.3 10.5
Place of delivery Hospital/Health center Health post Home 748 98 109 78.2 10.4 11.4
Nutrition education after delivery Yes No 877 78 91.8 8.2
Feeding habit after delivery Increased Similar Reduced 679 246 30 71.1 25.8 3.1
Exposure to media Satisfactory Unsatisfactory 240 715 25.1 74.9
Home gardening Yes No 124 831 13.0 87.0
Reason not to feed animal products Due to economic issue Due to fasting 410 473 46.4 53.6