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Table 3 Children’s general characteristics

From: Anemia among children aged 2–5 years in the Gaza Strip- Palestinian: a cross sectional study

Variables n = 357 (%) Mean (SD)
Sex   
Male 186 (52.7)  
Female 169 (47.3)  
Age (month)   39.58 (10.74)
Child Birth Order   
1-4 220 (61.6)  
>4 137 (38.4)  
Breastfeeding   
Yes 349 (97.8)  
No 8 (2.2)  
Exclusive Breastfeeding*   
Yes 87 (24.4)  
No 270 (75.6)  
Weaning (month)   
Male   15.2 (6.4)
Female   14.3 (6.4)
Drinking Tea   
No 168 (47.1)  
Yes 189 (52.9)  
Iron Syrup   
Yes 59 (16.5)  
No 298 (83.5)  
Vitamins A & D   
Yes 52 (14.6)  
No 305 (85.4)  
Weight (kg)   14.20 (2.42)
Height (cm)   94.14 (7.94)
Hemoglobin (g/dl)   10.83 (0.86)
  1. *Exclusive breastfeeding: up to six month.