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Table 2 Frequencies of children eating habits as stratified by mother’s age

From: Factors in the management of feeding in nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in rural Bondo County, Kenya

Mother’s age (yrs) Neighbors’ SM GM Other None Total
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
15-29 15 (40.54) 7 (43.75) 13 (61.91) 3 (33.3) 9 (36) 47 (43.52)
30-39 13 (35.13) 7 (43.75) 6 (28.57) 4 (44.45) 10 (40.00) 40 (37.04)
≥40 7 (18.92) 2 (12.05) 2 (9.52) 2 (22.22) 5 (18.00) 18 (16.66)
NS 2 (5.41) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 1 (3.00) 3 (2.78)
Total 37 16 21 9 25 108
  1. Table legend: Results are presented as n (%). SM = Stepmothers, GM = Grandmothers, NS = Not specified.