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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the subjects

From: Nutrient intakes of rural Tibetan mothers: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristic Outcomes n (%)
Maternal age, y (n = 385)  
   < 20.0 6 (1.6)
   20-23.9 86 (22.3)
   24-29.9 168 (43.6)
   ≥30 125 (32.5)
Educational years (n = 385)  
   < 1 121 (31.4)
   1-8 183 (47.5)
   ≥ 9 81 (21.0)
Maternal occupation (n = 384)  
   Farming and animal husbandry only 277 (72.1)
   Others 107 (27.9)
Family size (n = 386) Median (25th%-75th%)
  5 (4-7)
Number of children in each household (n = 386)  
   1 225 (58.3)
   2 140 (36.3)
   ≥3 21 (5.4)
Body mass index, kg/m2 (n = 361)  
   < 18.5 37 (10.3)
   18.5-24.9 294 (81.4)
   25-29.9 30 (8.3)