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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Adherence to multiple micronutrient powder among young children in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

Variables (N = 78) Mean or Percent (as appropriate)
Age of the child in months (± SD) 24.9 ± 14.3
Sex of the child, Female (n) 47.4 (37)
Number of live children (± SD) 1.8 ± 0.8
Birth order of reference child (n)
1 41.0 (32)
2 41.0 (32)
≥3 18.0 (14)
Age of the mother in years (± SD) 25.2 ± 3.9
Marital status, Currently married (n) 98.7 (77)
Mother’s education (n)
No education 21.8 (17)
Primary (1–5) 26.9 (21)
Secondary (6–10) 46.2 (36)
Higher 5.1 (4)
Mother’s occupation, Housewife (n) 94.9 (74)
Household size (± SD) 5.6 ± 2.1
Type of latrine, Sanitary (n) 35.9 (28)
Wealth index quintile (n)
Poorest 20.5 (16)
Poorer 20.5 (16)
Middle 19.2 (15)
Richer 24.4 (19)
Richest 15.4 (12)